Performance & Dance
Comedy

Joseph Morpurgo: Hammerhead

Multi award-winning comedian Joseph Morpurgo presents his masterpiece: a boundary-smashing, nine-hour adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Or is it?

An outlandishly funny multimedia comedy from the distinguished mind of the 2015 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, three-time 2016 Chortle Award winner and BBC Radio Four star.

Featuring surreal set-pieces, vivid comic writing – and monsters. Morpurgo’s adaptation is a must-see for comedy-lovers.

Following sold out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Soho Theatre, Hammerhead comes to Southbank Centre for a special one-off performance.

Uproariously funny – you could watch it twice and not stop laughing. ★★★★
The Guardian
A monster hit - It crackles with energy. ★★★★
Telegraph
Monstrously funny meta-comedy. ★★★★
Evening Standard

Dates & times

5 Jul 2018
Approximate run time: 60 mins
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where

Purcell Room

Pricing

£18
Booking fee: £2.50 (Members £0.00)

Concessions

25% off (limited availability)
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need to know

Age recommendation
For ages 16+