The UK's biggest outdoor live theatre spectacular this summer

The Vikings Are Coming: The UK's biggest outdoor live theatre spectacular this summer

Performed on a 7.5-acre outdoor stage at Bishop Auckland, Kynren in County Durham, the epic tale of England immerses audiences in the telling of a 2,000-year tale of history. Join them Saturdays from June 29th to September 14th, 2019.

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The show features thrilling choreography, stunts, equestrianism, special effects and pyrotechnics.

The theme for 2019 is 'The Year of the Viking' and the cast are already hard at work perfecting some thrilling new stunts and choreography

New elements for this scene in Kynren include a Viking longship burial on the water, with live Vikings on board, the kidnapping of a fisherwoman and lots of dramatic fiery effects and explosions.

For the first time audiences will be able to wander through an authentic recreation of a Viking village before the show which includes a cookhouse complete with vegetable patch, a woodworker's cottage built into the hillside and a working blacksmith's forge producing real chainmail.

Kynren -- an epic tale of England is produced by Eleven Arches, a registered charity whose objective is to produce a world class historical show, underpinned by a foundation of an innovative and engaging arts, education and community development programme.

The cast and crew features a thousand local volunteers, with ages ranging from five to 82 years, working together with a world-class team of professionals.


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April 25, 2019

Photo credit: Kynren.com



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