Pericles, Prince De Tyr

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Chekhov's First Play
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Périclès is one of Shakespeare’s strangest and most heartrending plays. Périclès navigates a stormy sea of pirates, magicians, brothels, kidnappers, tournaments, plots against his life...and divine intervention from the goddess Diana. Yet this remarkable play has resonance far beyond the time when it was written: today’s Mediterranean is no stranger to appalling and desperate voyages.

It is a fable of a man who becomes estranged from those he loves. A man who slowly and miraculously becomes reunited with them, more through fate than by his efforts. It is about the mystery of love, loss and of love rediscovered after a painful and confusing absence. The embers dim and glow in one of the greatest and most moving scenes Shakespeare ever wrote.

Incest, treachery, murder, love and joy all explode in this giant theatrical firework...

Performed in French with English surtitles

Please note, this show contains brief nudity. 

Duration: 2 hours with no interval

A raging force of energy.
New York Times on Cheek by Jowl’s French company

crack ensemble of French actors...sweeping passion...
Guardian

Outrageous, overflowing with unbridled energy.
Le Figaro

Hilarious, startling, unsettling.
Le Monde

Produced by Cheek by Jowl in a co-production with the Barbican, London; Les Gémeaux/Sceaux/ Scène Nationale; Théâtre du Nord, CDN Lille-Tourcoing-Hauts de France. With support from Jeune Theatre National-France and thanks to the Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater.

Directed by Declan Donnellan
Designed by Nick Ormerod

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By William Shakespeare and George Wilkins

Age guideline: 16+

Performance contains nudity

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  • A raging force of energy.
       
    New York Times on Cheek by Jowl’s French company

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