Welcome to Exchange Theatre

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''Theatre going beyond borders''

Multilingual productions

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“Highly commendable and deserving of larger production values; their commitment to high quality theatre makes them one to watch.” 2016 - The Doctor in Spite of himself (The play's the thing UK)

21st century revisited classics

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Best production and Best video design 2018

David Furlong - Best director 2017

Off West End Nominations

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Latest Production

16th - 20th April

The story of how a multi-cultural spy helped shape the world.

Exchange Theatre presents Noor, a true story of Liberté, a new devised family show about an inspiring historical heroine: Noor-un-Nisa Inayat Khan. In WW2, she was a secret agent and a super heroin undercover: the first female radio operator to be sent from London to serve the French Resistance in Paris.

The story, like a cluedo for the whole family, explores the many layers of her heroism and brings to the public eye the life of an extraordinary French-British-Indian Muslim woman, who found the courage to die fighting against narrow-minded fascism, with the strength and wisdom rooted in her own fascinating multiple identity. Investigating through many characters and perspectives how her story was told by India, France or the Uk, the company brings together a diverse cast and several languages in the world premiere of a brand new multimedia play about history and identity. Come and find out how a mega multi-cultural spy helped shape the world.

★★★★ “More than many fringe companies, I’d love to see what Exchange Theatre could do with more resources. Their infectious energy and enthusiasm, combined with technical skill and textual insight go a long way to fulfil their mission and their undoubted ability to bring classic French texts to life for multi-cultural audiences warrant bigger and better staging. " Everything theatre

16th - 20th April
6:15pm (2:30pm Saturday matinee)
£13/£11
Part of A PIECE OF THE CONTINENT

Interview of David Furlong, our artistic director, on London Live

David Furlong, our artistic director was interviewed on London Live about our next show Noor, A true story of liberté.Catch our multilingual performance from 16-20th of April at Tristan Bates. More information on our event: http://bit.ly/noor-show.#sharedeurope #noorshow Voila Europe Theatre Festival

Posted by Exchange Theatre on Monday, April 8, 2019

NOOR, a true story of Liberté

Part of the Voila Europe Festival, our story of Noor Inayat Khan, the multi-cultural spy who helped shape the world, has been selected for A piece of the continent. Supported by Arts Council of England and Unity Theatre Trust. 16th to 20th of April.Supported by Arts Council of England and Unity Theatre Trust

THE GREAT EXPERIMENT

Exchange Theatre co-produces THE GREAT EXPERIMENT, a show by BORDER CROSSINGS. September 2017: R&D at Exchange Theatre / End of 2018: Mauritius and UK Tour.

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“So much innovation, invention and energy ”

Fringe Review

 

The Flies Review 2008

“The best evening on the fringe ”

One Stop Arts

 

A family affair Review 2013

“Exchange Theatre has done a service making those plays available in English”

Reviewsgate, July 2010

The Feydeau Double-Bill Review 2008

“Infectious, Enthusiastic, Clever, Lively” 
“Brings out the comedy and continuing relevance of Molière’s text”

Good Everything Theatre

Misanthrope Review 2017

“The company talent and vision is highly commendable and deserving of larger production”

The Play’s The Thing.com

The Doctor in spite of himself Review 2016

“This rather wonderful production (…) encapsulates Moliere’s brilliance”

“Original and entertaining”

Londonpubtheatre.com

Misanthrope Review 2017

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