Fresh from its ground-breaking run in London’s West End, prepare to be mesmerized and baffled as Impossible brings together world-class performers showing off a stunning range of magical artistry fusing death-defying stunts, technological trickery, grand stage illusions and close-up magic in a fast-paced breath-taking performance.... Read more >>
Fresh from its ground-breaking run in London’s West End, prepare to be mesmerized and baffled as Impossible brings together world-class performers showing off a stunning range of magical artistry fusing death-defying stunts, technological trickery, grand stage illusions and close-up magic in a fast-paced breath-taking performance.
The line-up includes daredevil and TV Escapologist Jonathan Goodwin who’ll have audiences on the edge of their seats as he dances with death on stage. Grand illusionist Josephine Lee will amaze with her incredible trickery whilst Cirque du Soleil’s Lee Thompson will have you bamboozled and with his sleight-of hand and misdirection.
Street conjurer and break-dancing master Magical Bones is considered the world’s best hip-hop magician whose tricks will stump any seasoned skeptic, whilst star of BBC3’s Killer Magic Chris Cox, takes time out from his sell-out Fatal Distraction tour to bewilder with his unique mind reading talent. Plus former winner of the Magic Circle's ‘Young Magician of the Year’ Ben Hart pushes the boundaries of film, theatre and television and tests the limits of illusion, vanishing and levitation to leave you speechless.
Impossible, the most dangerous show ever seen, will thrill and amaze audiences of all ages. Book your tickets now.
There are no booking fees for this production.
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There are eight spaces in the stalls where wheelchair users can remain in their wheelchairs. Access is on the flat via a lift. Alternatively patrons may wish to transfer to a fixed seat, with vacated wheelchairs stored in the nearest bar area. Please note that patrons must be able to vacate the building quickly in case of evacuation. If you are unsure of the best option for you, please discuss this with our box office staff when booking.
Please note that the Upper Circle and Gallery are not accessible by lift and are therefore unsuitable for those with limited mobility.
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Accessible toilets are located at the Stalls and Dress Circle levels and in the stalls bar as you enter the theatre.
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Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3022 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Customer Service: 0844 871 7627
Groups Bookings: 0844 871 3042 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.
Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677 (Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge) Mon-Sat, 9am-10pm. Sun 10am-8pm
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Book online: Using the links below
Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3022 (Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge)
Groups Bookings (10+): 0844 871 3042 (Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge)
Access Bookings: 0844 871 7677 (Mon – Sat, 9am – 10pm. Sun 10am – 8pm. Bookings made via this line will be subject to booking fees and a transaction charge. Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.)
In person at the Box Office: Monday – Saturday 10am – 6pm, or 15 minutes after curtain up on performance days (normally 7.45pm). Sunday and bank holidays the Box Office is open 1 hour prior to performance time.