The Show

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The Immigrant is hilarious and heartwarming slapstick comedy inspired by Charlie Chaplin’s original film.  

Full of wild slapstick and inventive visual comedy, this delightful show captures the spirit of the original film to tell the bittersweet story of migrants today.

The show is fully accessible for deaf audiences and EAL learners.

“Beautifully timed buffoonery…skills honed to perfection”
– The Oxford Times


The show is perfect for families with older children.

Chris Michael is a professional clown who has toured all over the UK. He has performed over four thousand shows and was the first clown at the renowned Giffords Circus.

Cast and Crew

Director: Lizzy McBain

Cast: Chris Michael, Madeleine Brolly and Jenny Johns.

Design and Technical Production Manager: Nomi Everall

Touring Technical Stage Manager: Niamh Percy

Sound Design and Music: Jon Ouin

Target Audience Coordinator: Mark Wilkinson