The Origin of Carmen Power
Dive into an interactive superhero adventure filled with monsters, magic powers and unicorns!
There you'll meet Carmen who, through this playful quest, shares her real-life experience of cancer five years ago when she was seven years old.
In this self-guided online experience, Carmen uses play and imagination to express the challenges she faced and overcame.
Innovative theatre-maker Toby Peach, who experienced cancer as a teenager, has developed this imaginative and often joyful digital story with Carmen in order to tell her story in her own words.
While this is about one child's story, it also has a universal message about finding our inner strength and resilience, and asks us what we can learn from life's most unexpected moments.
The Origin of Carmen Power enables children to explore it at their own pace, for as long or short a time as they wish.
As the story contains emotive subject matter, you may wish to explore it together with your child.
Made in Association with the Unicorn Theatre with support from Arts Council England, John Thaw Foundation, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Unlimited.
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For ages 7 – 13
Contains themes that some young people might find difficult.
The Origin of Carmen Power is a storytelling website that enables children to explore it at their own pace, for as long or short a time as they wish.
A link to the website is available on this page from Wednesday 13 January at 10am.
As the story contains emotive subject matter, we advise that children view the piece with a parent or guardian.
13 – 17 Jan 2021, 10am
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