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Preview: Dinosaur Park at South Shields Customs House

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Dinosaur Park (The Jurassic Parody)
South Shields Customs House
Thursday 21st July 2016

An award-winning parody of one of Hollywood’s most iconic movies stomps its way into a North East theatre this week. Dinosaur Park (The Jurassic Parody) is at The Customs House in South Shields on Thursday (July 21st).

This laugh-out-loud spin on Spielberg’s classic Jurassic Park was a total sell-out at The Edinburgh Fringe last summer.

Customs House Executive Director Ray Spencer said: “We can’t wait for Dinosaur Park to arrive. It has been loved by all who have seen it and it was a must have for our summer season. Thursday is the first day of the summer holidays so start the holidays on a high with a great family show. It’s also an apt start to our summer, which is jam-packed with first-rate comedy with the first South Tyneside Comedy Festival starting later in the month.”

Superbolt’s Dinosaur Park (The Jurassic Parody) has won five-star reviews, as well as awards for ‘outstanding new show’ and pick of the week, and picked up celebrity fans including Sam Neill.

Sam, who played Dr Alan Grant in the original Jurassic Park movie, tweeted:  “Well, just saw 'Jurassic Park'-the play & it's BRILLIANT ! Hilarious, poignant, spot on - great @Superboltplays “

Enter a lost world of prehistoric proportions, where the past and present entwine like a strand of DNA. Dare to visit an ancient island driven by dollars and dinosaurs. But what really happened off the west coast of Costa Rica in 1989? There have been numerous stories, countless rumours, a few films and couple of books…

But now Superbolt have excavated the truth!

Welcome to the unlikely setting of Lyme Regis Community Centre, where the Park Family – Terry, Jade and Noah – embark on a journey to a misty past. Where, when things go wrong, family feuds are faced with the rapturous roar of DIY dinosaurs.

An epic adventure of show-stopping, spine-tingling theatrics and megalithic mayhem.

Dinosaur Park (The Jurassic Parody) is £15, £13 concession or £50 for a family ticket and tickets are available from the box office on 0191 454 1234 or by visiting
The recommended age is 8+.

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