It’s original

The Origin of Species, Alnwick Playhouse, Thursday, February 10, 7.30pm. Tickets £11, £10 concessions, £8 child/student.

TANGRAM Theatre Company presents a musical comedy for all ages filled with puns, ideas, physical comedy and six original songs, including one on the perils of marrying your cousin.

It tells the story of how Charles Darwin discovered the process of evolution and the reasons for him taking over 20 years to pluck up the courage to publish his findings.

Tangram Theatre Company was founded in France in 2005 before moving to London in 2006.

They then created 11 productions over three years including critically-acclaimed productions of 4.48 Psychosis, Crunch! (Total Theatre Award nominated and the Better Bankside Shakespeare Award winning Richard III.