Ships in the Night | The Dark River

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Date and time: 
Sun 18 November | Doors open 19.00 | Show starts 19.30
Cutty Sark, Michael Edwards Studio Theatre
Cutty Sark Theatre

Set sail on a ship of stories aboard Cutty Sark storytelling strictly for adults with guests Vanessa Woolf and George Hoyle!

"Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, Only a signal shown and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, Only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence."Longfellow

Daughter of a fortune-teller, granddaughter of a woman who returned from the dead, storyteller Olivia Armstrong is a weaver of tales, a mistress of enchantment who has been captivating audiences for over ten years.

Everywhere from pubs to palaces, rivers to ruins, she tells wonder tales from around the world, myths and legends of the British Isles, and strange stories from the secret corners of the city.

The last of our trio of stories this season will see Olivia Armstrong joined by “London’s resident storyteller” (Time Out) Vanessa Woolf and folk performer and storyteller George Hoyle.

Settle down in the hull of Cutty Sark for an evening of ghoulish Thames tales and magical stories straight out of old London lore!

 “Absolutely spectacular … the audiences were hanging on your every word!” Royal Academy of Arts

“…so much joy in being told a story…I was as eager as a child to hear what would happen next.” Southbank Centre Blog on “Girl Fawkes” Friday Tonic

Find out more about Olivia Armstrong

Find out more about Vanessa Woolf