Périclès, Prince de Tyr


To save his life, Pericles must navigate stormy seas, pirates, brothels, incest, shipwrecks, human traffickers and tournaments. But as the fireworks dim, and chaos resolves, loss and love reveal themselves.
Périclès, Prince de Tyr at the Barbican

Image: Cheek by Jowl


Overview


Genre: Shakespeare - romance
Venue: Barbican Theatre
Starts: Friday 6 April 2018
Closes: Saturday 21 April 2018
Running time:2 hrs 00 mins (no interval)
Age suitability: 16+

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Background


Featuring Barbican Artistic Associate Cheek by Jowl's French ensemble, last seen here in the explosive Ubu Roi in 2014, Pericles is directed by Declan Donnellan, awarded the Golden Lion of Venice for his lifetime achievement in theatre.


In collaboration with Nick Ormerod, they produce their first Shakespeare in French.


Synopsis


To save his life, Pericles must navigate stormy seas, pirates, brothels, incest, shipwrecks, human traffickers and tournaments.


But as the fireworks dim, and chaos resolves, loss and love reveal themselves.


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Theatre


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Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS

Box office tel: 020 7638 8891

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 6 April 2018

Closes:Saturday 21 April 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 2-30pm

Tickets


Standard:
£28

Concessions:
Hlaf price tickets for students; discounts for schools and groups

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Creatives


Author: William Shakespeare
Director: Declan Donnellan
Designer: Nick Ormerod
Production: Cheek By Jowl

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