The Life of Galileo

The Life of Galileo

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What price the truth?

Galileo advocates the heretical view that the earth revolves around the sun, rather than standing motionless at the centre of all creation. He faces imprisonment and torture at the hands of the Inquisition as a consequence. He is forced to weigh self-preservation against his mission to establish a new age of science.

Brecht’s masterpiece provides powerful drama laced with wry humour. It deals in an accessible way with grand themes, setting them in the context of the emotional relationships of the protagonists caught up in the conflict between dogma and science. It has seldom been more timely as we find ourselves in a ‘post-truth’ era in which ideology is increasingly favoured over facts.

OTG returns to the Playhouse with a striking production of this classic, translated by one of our greatest contemporary playwrights.

  • Tue 27 Mar 7:30 PM £20.00/£18.00/£14.00/£10.00 | Full Circle & Enjoy members' discount 50%
  • Wed 28 Mar 7:30 PM £20.00/£18.00/£14.00/£10.00
  • Thu 29 Mar 7:30 PM £20.00/£18.00/£14.00/£10.00
  • Fri 30 Mar 8:00 PM £20.00/£18.00/£14.00/£10.00
  • Sat 31 Mar 2:30 PM £20.00/£18.00/£14.00/£10.00 | Full Circle & Enjoy members' discount 50%
  • Sat 31 Mar 7:30 PM £20.00/£18.00/£14.00/£10.00

Book Tickets

  • Tue 27 March 7:30 PM
  • Wed 28 March 7:30 PM
  • Thu 29 March 7:30 PM
  • Fri 30 March 8:00 PM
  • Sat 31 March 2:30 PM
  • Sat 31 March 7:30 PM

Presented by Oxford Theatre Guild

By Bertolt Brecht
Translated by David Hare

Age guideline: 12+

This amateur production is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.

  • Very highly recommended indeed.
       
    Oxford Times on OTG’s Blithe Spirit, 2017

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