“It ain’t a fossil. It’s fossilised dung. But if he wants to pop it in a cabinet I don’t want to spoil his day.”
In 1811 the daughter of a Lyme Regis carpenter discovered the world’s first Ichthyosaur skeleton.
She was twelve.
Before she was thirty, Mary Anning made discoveries that transformed our understanding of the universe.
Then she was written out of history. Nearly.
Following the success of Heart of Darkness (★★★★ “Riveting… a voyage not to be missed” Sunday Times) and The Overcoat (★★★★ “A masterclass in theatrical storytelling.” Whatsonstage.com), Scandal and Gallows Theatre return to Omnibus, bringing their trademark blend of storytelling and physical theatre to Helen Eastman’s new play; a story of genius, gender and dinosaurs…