Great Odds
a new play by Esther McAuley



Lighthouse, Poole

Wed 18th Oct - 11am & 5pm


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Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Fri 20th Oct - 1pm

Sat 21st Oct - 11am

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Aberystwyth Arts Centre


Sunday 22nd Oct - 2pm


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Sailsbury Playhouse

Wed 25th Oct - 2pm

Thurs 26th Oct - 11am

Thurs 26th Oct (workshop) - 12:15pm

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New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Sat 28th Oct - 11am & 1:30pm

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The Egg, Bath

(Bath Theatre Royal)

Fri 3rd Nov - 1pm

Sat 4th Nov - 11:30am & 3pm

Sun 5th Nov - 11:30am & 3pm

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York Theatre Royal

Tue 7th Nov - 1pm & 4:30pm

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Northern Stage, Newcastle

Wed 8th Nov - 1:30pm

Thurs 9th Nov - 10:30am

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Little Angel, Islington

Sat 11th Nov - 12.30pm & 3pm

Sun 12th Nov - 11am & 2pm

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Exploring ambition, communication and friendship, the story follows the Great Odds; Marco, Grouch and Jewels, on an exciting and sometimes wobbly journey... Dreams change shape, unexpected things are uncovered and success comes through surprising discoveries.


This show weaves British Sign Language throughout.


Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

Made with thanks to

The Unicorn Theatre and Graeae

Information about the show in British Sign Language:

What does it mean to follow a dream...

When you don’t fit in,

And the odds are stacked against you?

Integrating visual storytelling, British Sign Language, live music, sound and puppetry, Mac's Arcadian presents Great Odds,

their first play, in co- production with Lighthouse Poole,

supported by Improbable.

Perfect for 6-11 year old

schools and family audiences

Production photos - Richard Budd
Full length Trailer - Stewart Allen
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