About the show
Set on Christmas Eve, BOING! is an energetic and enchanting piece of dance theatre, which captures the delirious excitement of waiting for Santa to arrive on the most magical night of the year. Too excited to sleep, Wilkie and Joel are drawn into ever more thrilling games that turn their bed into a giant trampoline.
Directed by Sally Cookson and choreographed by award-winning b-boys Wilkie Branson and Joel Daniel, BOING! combines comedy, acrobatics and breakdance to dazzling effect. Adored by audiences of all ages, BOING! has attracted rave reviews wherever it has performed.
- Immensely engaging, with taut dancing and vivid characterisation **** The Independent
- Infectiously festive… an absolute joy ***** The Upcoming
- Utterly dazzling.. rumbustious, exhilarating dance theatre, enrapturing for children and adults alike. **** The Guardian
- One of the most charming, heart-warming and visually breathtaking shows of the year. Poetic, moving, witty and wonderful. Venue Magazine
Reviews from current run at The Unicorn:
British Theatre Guide: http://www.britishtheatreguide.info/reviews/boing-13793
We are delighted to announce that BOING! is back, brimming with fun and energy! Stay tuned for new dates and venues to be announced.
BOING! won The Off West End or 'Offie' award for Best Production for Children and Young People aged 0-7 during its run at The Unicorn in London in Christmas 2016 and appeared at the prestigious On The Edge international festival in Birmingham in 2016 to fantastic reviews.
Suitable for everyone over 3.
BOING! was originally co-produced with Bristol Old Vic where it performed over Christmas 2010. Since then it has toured to many parts of the country including three Christmas runs at Sadler’s Wells.
This is a deaf-friendly show
If you are attending a relaxed performance, a visual story will be made available ahead of your visit.
Relaxed performances will be held on Thursday 8th December at 10.30am and Sunday 11th December at 3.00pm.
Performance detailsKey: Buy tickets from venue
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- Date: 30 Nov - 31 Dec
- Time: Various
- Venue: Unicorn Theatre, London
- Box office: 020 7645 0560
Meet the cast
The creative team