Gecko: The Wedding

Award-winning physical theatre company come to Storyhouse for the first time! Running from
Last event: Saturday 19 February 2022 at 7.30pm
  • £10 - £25.30 (each ticket is subject to a £1.50 booking fee for non-members)
    Group and school discounts available, contact
    50% for Young Storyhouse Members

Members get 10% off tickets at Storyhouse. Moonlight Flicks and Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. £4 month, no commitment, priority booking, no fees, instant access, two tickets per member.

  • Storyhouse Theatre

Gecko Theatre are an award-winning internationally touring physical theatre company. A Gecko show is visual, visceral, ambitious theatre crafted to inspire, move and entertain.

Combining movement, imagery and provocative narratives in the company’s trademark style, Gecko’s seventh touring production brings the concepts of weddings and union into question with an emotionally charged and spectacular performance.

★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★ Attitude ★★★★ British Theatre Guide
★★★★ Official Theatre ★★★★ Reviews Hub

Live streams
This show will also be live streamed from the Storyhouse stage on Saturday 19 February at 7.30pm. The live stream will be followed by a recorded BSL-interpreted post-show discussion.
Book the live stream to watch at home here.

Schools & Education
To support the return to cultural education, Gecko are offering six free workshops to local state schools that book to see the show. These are offered on a first-come-first serve basis and you will be provided with a link to book once a booking for the show is confirmed. Further workshops or workshops for private schools will receive a 10% discount when booked in conjunction with the show. To book, please email

Following the performance on Wed 16 and Thu 17 Feb, Gecko will host a free 30 minute post-show discussion to give you the opportunity to share your thoughts and questions with the devising performers.

You can download our Educational Pack here.

For each of their current touring shows including this one, Gecko have created a Sound World document to enable D/deaf, deafened and hard of hearing audience members to understand the soundscape of each show and how it feeds into the other elements of their performances. You can download/view that document here. Please read the information in advance of attending the show.

Show photography by Rocio Chacon.




Approx 80 mins

Time details

No interval


There’s a terrific ensemble at work in a show that bursts with the joy of union
Heart pounding drama... get ready to be blown away
A visual feast
Spellbinding music, mesmerising dance moves and narratives in languages from all over the world, make it a truly entertaining and thought-provoking experience
Offers its own remarkable, mesmerising take on the world we live in, full of horror and hope, fortitude and fear, love and lamentation and is an amazing achievement
Bravery and physical distinctiveness has always distinguished Gecko’s work
This company have the extraordinary capability to pierce the heart of a subject and essentially remind us what it is to be human.
Cinema Loving Highsmith (12A)

1 hr 24 | A unique look at the life of celebrated American author Patricia Highsmith based on her diaries and notebooks and the intimate reflections of her lovers, friends and family

Book now
Cinema Carol (15)

1 hr 54 | Therese, a shop assistant in a 1950s New York department store, becomes fascinated by a beautiful and enigmatic customer, Carol.

Book now
Cinema Strangers on a Train (PG)

1 hr 37 | After a chance meeting on a train, Bruno suggest he murders Guy’s unfaithful wife, while Guy disposes of Bruno’s hated father.

Book now
Cinema The Talented Mr Ripley (15)

2 hrs 20 | Ripley is sent to Italy to bring home his acquaintance, the errant playboy Dickie. Seduced by the glamorous and moneyed lifestyle, Ripley becomes obsessed and slowly infiltrates his life

Book now
Cinema God’s Creatures (15)

1hr 40 | In a windswept fishing village, a mother is torn between protecting her beloved son and her own sense of right and wrong.

Book now
Cinema The Super Mario Bros. Movie (PG)

1 hr 32 | AD | With help from Princess Peach, Mario gets ready to square off against the all-powerful Bowser to stop his plans from conquering the world.

Book now
Activities Leadership and Employment Workshop
Fri 7.30pm
Garret Theatre

This workshop will explore leadership, identity, communication, and employability skills through discussion and participatory exercises.

Book now
Cinema Mummies (U)

1 hr 28 | AD | Mummies is a fun family animated adventure that follows three Egyptian mummies who accidentally enter the modern world.

Book now
On Stage Cinderella
Storyhouse Theatre

Let Storyhouse whisk you away to the ball this Christmas with a seasonal spectacular which celebrates the most famous fairy-tale of them all – Cinderella. 

Book now
Activities Boardgames in the Den
The Den

Put down that device and join us for some old-fashioned fun with boardgames in The Den! Will you be the Scrabble Supremo, the Jenga Jubilant or the Card Game King?