Eddie and the Slumber Sisters

Eddie and the Slumber Sisters, by the award-winning Catherine Wheels Theatre Company, explores grieving through the eyes of a child with warm-heart, songs and humour.

Eddie and the Slumber Sisters

About Eddie and the Slumber Sisters

30th May 2018 to 3rd Jun 2018
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Southside Community Centre
117 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH8 9ER
£12 adult / £8 child
Event organiser/part of Edinburgh International Childrens Festival
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Meet the Slumber Sisters. An all-singing trio whose job it is to monitor our dreams and ensure that our night-time wanderings remain healthy and safe. Armed with an infinite supply of remedies, they arrive to create dreams that will help us through difficult times.

Eddie soon catches their attention. She might be quiet and reserved by day but at night Eddie's dreams are increasingly wild, chaotic and sometimes terrifying. It's been like this ever since her gran died. As Eddie's grief comes out in force at night, the Slumber Sisters decide it's time to intervene.

An interactive show from award-winning Catherine Wheels Theatre Company that with warm-heart, songs and humour explores grieving through the eyes of a child.

"An innovator in children's theatre." The Guardian

Suitable for age 8+

Eddie and the Slumber Sisters image by Christopher Bowen.

Times:
Wed 30 May (10.30am & 1.30pm)
Thu 31 May (10.30am & 1.30pm)
Fri 1 June (10.30am- relaxed performance & 7pm)
Sat 2 June (11am & 2pm)
Sun 3 June (11am)



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