The Three Tigers Come to the Barn

19th Sep · keava

The Barn is delighted to host Barrowland Ballet's stunning contemporary dance show

A family’s everyday world is turned upside down when a tiger comes to visit. It’s chaotic, emotionally charged and darkly comic. With captivating dancers and an evocative sound score that brings the tiger to life. The cage like set unleashes the chaos of the tiger in exciting and unexpected ways.

The Barn is delighted to host three very different Barrowland Ballet performances on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October. Read on to find out which Tiger show suits you best.

Saturday 6 October @ 8pm


The chaotic and darkly comic version of the show for adults. A troubled family’s world turns upside down when a tiger visits. This insightful story of family relationships is emotionally charged. Surrounding the family home you see their sterile space shift into a world of colour, scent and explosive movement. With the impressive set unleashing the chaos of the tiger in thrilling and unexpected ways.


£12, £10 conc in advance / £14, £12 conc on the door

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Sunday 7 October @ 11am


Playful Tiger has been made specifically for children and young people who are profoundly autistic and mainly non-verbal, although they may use language in an echoing or associative way or by vocalising. Other means of communication that they may rely upon include the use body language, symbols and signs. It’s chaotic, it’s wild, but brilliantly fun. Interacting directly with the audience Playful Tiger tells the story through the eyes of the child, creating opportunities for a two-way response between audience and performers as the family embarks on a sensory journey with colour, dynamic movement and a compelling score that the audience can share.


£8 adults, £6 children. One free carer place per child.

Advance telephone booking essential. Please call 01330825431

Sunday 7 October @ 2.30pm


Enjoy the thrill of sitting right up close to the action with the chance to explore the set at the end, Tiger is retold as a captivating show suitable for the whole family.


£9, £6 conc in advance / £11, £8 conc on the door

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Tiger And Tiger Tale B
Tiger is a magical dramatization and a modern metaphor for the dual nature of human beings ★★★★★ The Edinburgh Guide

Photos by Brian Hartley