The Wider Earth

The Wider Earth is now closed.

A theatre was unveiled at the Natural History Museum for the award-winning drama The Wider Earth.

The production told the story of a 22-year-old Charles Darwin on HMS Beagle's daring voyage to the far side of the world, and discover the gripping story behind one of the most important discoveries in history.

The Wider Earth is a partnership project between Trish Wadley Productions, Dead Puppet Society, Glass Half Full Productions in association with Queensland Theatre and the Natural History Museum.

★ ★ ★ ★ 'A family-friendly account of Darwin’s five-year voyage on HMS Beagle' - Evening Standard

★ ★ ★ ★  'A beautiful event – visually amazing ' – Mail on Sunday

'An engrossing spectacle. Visually terrific' – The Guardian

  • 13 October 2018 - 24 February 2019 

  • South Kensington

Darwin at the Museum

Go behind the scenes and see specimens collected by Charles Darwin on his Beagle voyage.

Images © Mark Douet.