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Pig Heart Boy

Tue 29 Apr – Sat 3 May 2025
Main Stage, Theatre Royal


Mornings: Wed & Thu 10am
Matinees: Thu 1.30pm, Sat 2pm
Evenings: Tue, Fri & Sat 6.30pm
BSL & Captioned perf: Wed 30 Apr, 10am
Recommended: 9+
Under 16s discount available

Is it better to have a pig’s heart that works … than a human heart that doesn’t?
Cameron is thirteen, and all he wants is to be normal – have friends, go to school, and dive to the bottom of his local swimming pool.

But he desperately needs a heart transplant and time is running out. When he’s finally offered a new heart, Cameron must choose how far he’ll go to get his life back.

From the multi award-winning writer Malorie Blackman OBE, author of Noughts and Crosses, this brilliant novel is brought to life in a brand-new adaptation by Winsome Pinnock, and is directed by Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu.

Pig Heart Boy was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and adapted by the BBC into a Bafta award-winning TV series.

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