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Sea Sick

The Theatre Centre production

written and performed by Alanna Mitchell

22 Apr to 7 May
Running Time: tbc

Sea Sick

The ocean contains the switch of life. Not land, not the atmosphere. The ocean. And that switch can be turned off.

Following a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Festival and a Canadian tour, the Theatre Centre’s critically acclaimed production about the state of the global ocean, written and performed by Alanna Mitchell, comes to the National Theatre.

In this powerful story, Mitchell uses science and wit to tell us about her journey to the bottom of the ocean, the demons she discovered there, and her hope for the future.

‘Terrifying, laugh-out-loud funny, and ultimately hopeful. A must-see.’
Vancouver Observer

Alanna Mitchell is an award-winning Canadian journalist and author who writes about science and social trends specialising in investigative reporting.

Sea Sick is inspired by her international bestseller and award-winning book of the same name.

Tickets: £25, £20, £15

Talks and Events
National Debate: Women and Climate Change Mon 27 April, 5.15pm 


Production team

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Photography (Alanna Mitchell) by Chloe Ellingson

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Sea Sick ticket prices and Access performances

Ticket prices

All performances 
£25, £20, £15

We are delighted that all performances of Seasick are accessible to our Visually and Hearing Impaired patrons from 28 April onward.
Visually impaired customers can enjoy the performance without the need for audio description as there is very little movement on the stage.

Hearing impaired customers can enjoy the show using the smart captioned glasses.

Smart caption glasses

Smart caption glasses are a revolutionary new way for people with hearing loss to enjoy performances at the National Theatre. For the first time, service users can experience our productions, including this one, from any seat in any theatre.

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