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THE CAT IN (re) BOOTS

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Introduction of The Cat in (re) boots Exchange Theatre is back on stage with a new family show : The Cat in (re) boots ! No need to introduce Charles Perrault’s Puss in Boots? Seen as a cunning joker and a thief, the cat is one of the most beloved heroes for the children as […]

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CLOSED LANDS by Simon Grangeat

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Introduction of Closed Lands The English premiere of Closed Lands (Terres Closes), by French award-winning playwright Simon Grangeat, performed by an all-female international cast as part of VAULT Festival. Why is the ‘free world’ obsessed with walls? A unique fusion of poetry, satire, reportage, and traveller’s diary, Closed Lands traces the history of modern walls – real […]

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NOOR, A True Story of Liberté

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Introduction of Noor, A True Story of Liberté Noor, A True Story of Liberté, the story of how a multi-cultural spy helped shape the world. Exchange Theatre presents 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. She was […]

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THE GREAT EXPERIMENT with Border Crossings

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Introduction of The Great Experiment Exposing the little-known history of the Indian migrant labourers indentured to work on plantations around the world following the Abolition of Slavery, the award-winning Border Crossings brings The Great Experiment to audiences across London. This new work recounts the moment in history when more than two million Indians were indentured […]

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NUT! after Hoffman et Tchaïkovski

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NUT! after Hoffman et TchaïkovskiAdapted, directed and performed by David Furlong. With Ben Cooper, Fanny Dulin and Magali Muxart. The Title says it all ! Exchange Theatre’s hilarious take on the Nutcracker ! The Nutcracker is certainly the most obvious Christmas tale. Written by Hoffman, and made famous by Tchaikovsky. Alexandre Dumas was asked to […]

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THE PEAU D’ANE REHEARSAL

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The Peau d’Ane RehearsalAfter Charles Perrault’s Donkey Skin‘La répétition de Peau d’Ane’ by Anne-Caroline d’Arnaudy Devised by Exchange Theatre, adapted from Charles Perrault by Fanny Dulin and David FurlongWith Benedict Cooper, Fanny Dulin, David Furlong and Claire Meade Peau d’Ane (Donkey skin) is a very famous tale in France. It was made into a cult […]

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PICTURES OF LOVE BY Cassie Valance

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Pictures of LoveWritten and directed by Cassie ValanceBased on “Omphale” and “The coffee pot” by Theophile Gautier. Theophile Gautier is one of the most important French Romantic writer from the 19th Century. Mixing the beauty and the comedy, his most famous novels are Le capitaine Fracasse and The romance of the Mummy which inspired many […]

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THE NECKLACE after Maupassant

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The Necklace after MaupassantAdapted and directed by David Furlong. With Miranda Colmans and Leonor Lemee. Guy de Maupassant is the father of modern short stories . From 1880 to 1890, he wrote over 300 short stories and six major novels. Exchange Theatre takes a new look at the prolific mind of Guy de Maupassant and […]

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SIMPLICE by Emile Zola

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Simplice by Emile Zola With Simplice, Émile Zola will be honored as part of the media library’s season of French tales. Before becoming one of the most published and translated French writers in the world, Zola, still a young author, had Contes à Ninon published in 1864. This was followed by Thérèse Raquin (1867) and […]