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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 at the Brighton Fringe Festival with a new family show : The Cat in (re) boots ! With Kindness, Fraternity and Diversity, our anti-racist version reclaims Puss in Boots for what he really is: all he does is out of generosity and […]

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NUT! after Hoffman et TchaĂŻkovski

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NUT! after Hoffman et TchaĂŻkovskiAdapted, 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 rĂ©pĂ©tition 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 Ă  Ninon published in 1864. This was followed by ThĂ©rèse Raquin (1867) and […]

THE UNTOLD STORY OF SLEEPING BEAUTY

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The Untold Story of Sleeping Beauty In February, the French Tales series introduces us to Anatole France. He is a Famous novelist, senator and member of the French Academy. In 1909, he published Les Sept Femmes de Barbe Bleue et autres contes merveilleux, a series of magical and somewhat nonsensical tales, full of surprising wit […]

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HOW TO MAKE A GOOD LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD?

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How to make a good little Red Riding HoodAdapted by David Furlong. Directed and performed by Fanny Dulin. With Ben Cooper, John Mc Quaid and Charlotte Withaker. Charles Perrault is certainly the most famous French author of Children’s tales. He inspired Hoffman, Brothers Grimm and many more with his unequalled classic Children Stories: BlueBeard, Little […]

Language for Pupils

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Language for pupils, drama based language workshops The aim of LANGUAGE FOR PUPILS is to show young students that they can understand and talk another language more than they think. The whole workshop will encourage them to use the vocabulary they know and learn some more, with very simple games and with the utmost fun, […]