The Tiger's Bride

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My father lost me to the Beast at cards…

Having fled abjection in Russia, Beauty and her father arrive in a small Italian village to find that all who come here must play a hand with La Bestia. After her father makes a very ill-advised bet, Beauty must come to terms with a frightening new home, a surprising offer, and a most unusual Beast.

Based on Angela Carter’s short story, The Tiger’s Bride is a modern reworking of Charles Perrault’s Beauty and the Beast, for adults.Turning the conventional fairy-tale on its head, this is a story of desire, rebirth and embracing the Beast in all of us.

Marvellous Machine is an Oxford-based company who make theatre that is inventive and entertaining.

Duration: 0:45 with no interval

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Presented by Marvellous Machine

Age guideline: 14+

  • Talent and creativity produce a charming and, at times, stirring play.
       
    Angela Carter Online
  • Creative, whimsical and charming – like an early Kneehigh theatre
       
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