Selby Town Hall
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Sunday 20 Nov 20227:30pm Book Now

A new show from James Rowland featuring his captivating mix of theatre, comedy and music.

LEARNING TO FLY sees James tell the story of a remarkable friendship he made when he was a lonely, unhappy teenager with the scary old lady who lived in the spooky house on his street.

It's about connection, no matter what the obstacles; about love’s eternal struggle with time; about music and its ability to heal. It's also about her last wish: to get high once before she dies.

Uplifting, big hearted and hilarious, this show is James’ first since his acclaimed Songs of Friendship trilogy.

Age guidance 14+

Made with the generous support of Arts Council England, Arts at the Old Fire Station (Oxford), The Spring (Havant), The Attenborough (Leicester) and Tobacco Factory Theatres (Bristol).

Acclaim for James:

‘A master storyteller’ ★★★★ Whatsonstage

'Joyous... flooded with love' ★★★★★ Stage

'Thrilling... one mighty, passionate epic' ★★★★ Scotsman

'Captivating... a generous, deepening hymn to friendship' ★★★★ Sunday Times