What's On Get Happy 2023 Performance Dates 1 - 2 December 2023 Fenton Town Hall, Stoke-on-Trent Performance times: 4pm on 1st Dec, 1pm and 3:30pm on 2nd Dec 7 - 19 December 2023 Pit Theatre, Barbican Centre, London Performance times: 10am, 12pm, 3:30pm About the show Physical comedy, live music, acrobatics, silly dancing and audience interaction all feature in this 'madcap little gem' (Time Out) which will have you laughing out loud. Enter a world of artfully controlled chaos as this show for curious babies, kids and adults of all ages returns. There’s a mysterious bag that drops from a height. Shoes have magical powers. And the strangest egg sandwich is made in front of your eyes. Inspired by work of Charlie Chaplin, Dr Seuss and Pina Bausch, Get Happy is an unexpected variety performance, bursting with quirky playfulness and off-the-wall humour. This 10th anniversary production is dedicated to a true Idiot, Stephen Harper (1967-2022). Further information Running time: 1 hour, no interval Suitable for all ages Accessible performancesAll performances are relaxed. Get Happy has very little scripted speech, however there may be occasional ad libs. Click here for the Barbican Access Guide. BSL-interpreted performancesFenton Town Hall: Sat 2nd Dec at 3:30pm Barbican: Wed 13 Dec at 10am and Sat 16 Dec at 10am Reviews ★★★★★ 'Anarchically inclusive joy... I now believe in the transformative power of theatre' - The Sunday Times 'Consistently funny. Applying its usual fresh, playful physicality, Told by an Idiot has come up with a quirky, upbeat show for children, which lives up to its name' - The Stage 'Madcap little gem' - Time Out 'Told by an Idiot do a fine line in silliness for this variety-style show for kids' - The Telegraph Credits Created by Told by an Idiot Performers Rachel Donovan, Katy Ellis, Nick Haverson, Kyll Thomas-Cole Directed by Paul Hunter Designed by Sophia Clist Lighting Design by Tom Snell Sound Design by Adrienne Quartly Choreography by Michael Ureta Production Manager and Technical Stage Manager Rachel Bowen Deputy Stage Manager Brent Tan Media Get Happy was originally commissioned by the Barbican in 2013.