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We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea

Thu 3 Jul 2008 - Sat 2 Aug 2008

Ransome's boating classic

Fresh from their 'Swallows and Amazons' adventures, John, Susan, Roger and Titty pitch up at Suffolk's Pin Mill ready to take on the challenges of the East Coast.

When the children are invited aboard the 'Goblin' they have no idea that their world is about to become a larger and scarier place.

Left alone in charge of the boat they find themselves battling the elements and fighting for survival on the open seas.

We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea

Eastern Angles' production of We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea - an adaptation by Nick Wood of the novel by Arthur Ransome directed by Ivan Cutting - Summer 2008


Roger / Jim David Ashwood

Titty / Pilot Sarah Hunt

Susan / Father Laura Stevely

John / Mother Duncan Barrett


Ivan Cutting


Rosie Alabaster

Original novel

Arthur Ransome


Nick Wood


Penny Griffin


Pat Whymark

Sound Design

Stuart Brindle