Learning To Fly

Attic Theatre Company by James Rowland

Fri 17 & Sat 18 Nov, 8pm

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A new show from James Rowland featuring his captivating mix of theatre, comedy and music.

Learning to Fly sees James tells the story of a remarkable friendship he made when he was a lonely, unhappy teenager with the scary old lady who lived in the spooky house on his street.

It's about connection, no matter what the obstacles; about love’s eternal struggle with time; about music and its ability to heal.

It's also about her last wish: to get high once before she dies.

Uplifting, big hearted and hilarious, this brand new show is touring following a sell out run at the Edinburgh Festival.

Learning To Fly is part of the Traverse's £1 Ticket Project.

Made with the generous support of Arts Council England, Arts at the Old Fire Station (Oxford), The Spring (Havant), The Attenborough (Leicester) and Tobacco Factory Theatres (Bristol).

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The Traverse Theatre is funded by Creative Scotland and The City of Edinburgh Council.


★★★★'A riveting, remarkable hour of theatre...' -Guardian

★★★'He delivers his story with grace and self-depricating humour' - The Times

★★★'Rowland is a natural storyteller...very funny, disarmingly honest and surprisingly tender' - The Scotsman

If you have access requirements, please contact our Sales and Welcome Team on boxoffice@traverse.co.uk or 0131 228 1404 so we can arrange reserved seating for you and discuss how else we can best support your visit.


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