UNICORNS, ALMOST opens in Hay on 25 May and will run until 7 June at The Swan Hotel, Church Street, Hay-on-Wye, HR3 5DQ at 5pm and 8pm.

If possible, please arrive half an hour before the show to step inside the world that Keith Douglas left behind. The bar will be open, with books, printed papers, photographs, and drawings from the Keith Douglas archive on display, and music from the Blind Bookworms Jazz Band.

The show will start promptly on the hour and there will be no late entries.

Running time is one hour.

Each ticket holder will receive a letterpress printed Keith Douglas poem as they leave.

The script of the play, published by Faber & Faber, is available to pre-order for collection before the show. All pre-ordered copies will be signed by Owen Sheers.

Book tickets and pre-order signed copies of UNICORNS, ALMOST at the online box office. Tickets also available to buy in person from 20, Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye or by phone on 07879 373431.

UNICORNS, ALMOST is produced by The Story of Books

The Blind Bookworms Jazz Band is supported by Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation and the Royal National College for the Blind in Hereford.

Discounted tickets will be made available to schools, blind and visually impaired young people, and to some community groups. We also have an option to buy a ticket for someone who would not otherwise be able to go to the show. These are available to buy through the online box office or by BACS transfer. Please email for more details. 

There will be an exhibition about the life and poetry of Keith Douglas and the making of the show at 20, Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye. Free entry.