24 hours in Wakefield, Planet Earth

Pontefract Castle

Free event


Sat 07 Aug 2021 - Sat 07 Aug 2021


18:00 - 19:30

24 hours in Wakefield; Planet Earth, is a play in day, written, staged, rehearsed, and performed in just 24 hours! Creatively produced by Paul Bateson this projects explores global themes of the environment through live theatre.

Performed outside, on site at the iconic Pontefract Castle this original play looks at the world in 2021 through eyes of two people who meet in Pontefract.

Please note: Test and Trace is in operation at this venue, names and addresses may be taken.

24 hours in Wakefield, Planet Earth.

Written by Isabel Hague

Directed by Ella Foster

Performed by Lucy Quinn & Chloe Watson

Creative mentor: Matt Woodhead (LUNG Theatre)

Creative Producer: Paul Bateson

Event managed by Wakefield Council’s Museums & Castles

Tickets are free, limited to groups of 6.

24 hours in Wakefield, Planet Earth. has been funded as part of Festival of the Earth, led by Wakefield Council from June to September 2021 across the Wakefield district. #EarthFestWFD

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Venue Details

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Castle Garth, Pontefract, WF8 1QH





Access Facilities

Accessible Car Parking

Accessible Toilet

Baby Changing Facilities

Family Friendly Venue

Guide Dogs Welcome

Hearing Aid Loop

Wheelchair Accessible