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The Invited

Set in rural Suffolk in 1916, this new opera, with music by Richard Knight and words by Norman Welch, tells the story of two sisters, estranged from their nearest relations because of the war, apparently isolat...
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The Iliad Live

This, the latest offering in the Almeida Theatre’s ‘Greeks’ series -- which has been a brilliant success with engaging adaptations of Greek tragedies and a series of incisive talks and events on ancient G...
3.0★ ★ ★

Iphigeneia in Tauris

The story goes, in most versions, that Iphigeneia, daughter of Agamemnon - leader of the Greek army against the Trojans - and Clytemnestra, Agamemnon’s husband, was not in fact sacrificed by her father to pla...
The Alchemist
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The Alchemist

An outbreak of plague in London forces a gentleman, Lovewit, to flee temporarily to the country, leaving his house under the sole charge of his butler, Jeremy. Jeremy takes this opportunity to set up the house ...
Yacine Belhousse- Made in France
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Yacine Belhousse: Made in France

It’s surreal, it’s in a hot portakabin, it’s adventures with baguettes, dragon burgers and super-homme: it’s made in France by Yacine Belhousse. Heavily influenced and co-produced by Eddie Izzard, Belho...
Klip
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Klip

Calling itself a cacophonic darkly comic live collage, the programme reports that the raw material of Klip was created by playing parlour games. A situation is described on a piece of paper, the paper is folded...
Orpheus and Eurydice
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Orpheus and Eurydice

In the Greek myth, mired in grief at the death of his beloved wife Eurydice, Orpheus played and sang so mournfully that all the nymphs and deities wept and told him to travel to the Underworld to retrieve her. ...
Lucifer Saved
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Lucifer Saved

Lucifer Saved is a new play written by Peter Oswald, whose writing credits include writer-in-residence at the Globe Theatre and work performed at the National Theatre, the Donmar Warehouse and on Broadway. In t...
World Enough and Time
3.5★ ★ ★

World Enough and Time

World Enough and Time is a new play by talented and accomplished young writer Sarah Sigal that interweaves the stories of three independent women from three different eras – the English Civil War, the lead up...
Drunk
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Drunk

Set in a bar, ‘Drunk’ is made up of a series of set pieces by seven dancers named after alcoholic drinks who glide, stretch and swing through the throes of Bacchic passion to the nifty tunes of a live jazz ...