Join Ordnance Survey enthusiast, Helen Wood, for a humorous exploration of the much-loved, fold-out, paper map.


Take a fascinating, laughter-filled, virtual ramble with sheet no. 168, Explorer map, and celebrate the simple beauty of Britain’s inspiring national treasure. Helen introduces key characters from Ordnance Survey history, grapples with a selection of rambling gadgets and shares out the Kendal Mint Cake.


O.S. fanatics, O.S. curious and O.S sceptics are all welcome at the O.S. Map Fan Club.


Awarded the Edinburgh Festival Fringe sell-out show laurel in 2017.



★★★★★ The Wee Review

"A cartographical extravaganza that is ingeniouslu clever. it will educate, amuse and delight in equal measure and is a must see for ramblers and couch potatoes alike."


★★★★★ Everything Theatre

"This play has everything – nostalgia, laughs, dread, and sexual politics. Endearing, sincere, wholesome and zany. Comic genius."


★★★★ West End Wilma 

"Warm and engaging ... fun and touching."


★★★★ Remotegoat 

"Quirky and warm. Endearingly daffy."



Written and performed by: Helen Wood

Directed by Chris Head


Twitter: @HelenNicolaWood
Facebook: @Osmapfanclub

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