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NEWS: Cheek by Jowl bring French Pericles to Barbican, stage The Knight of the Burning Pestle in Russian

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Cheek by Jowl have announced UK tour dates for their production of Shakespeare’s Périclès, Prince de Tyr. Performed in French, with English surtitles, the production will run at the Barbican, where the company is an Associate, from 6 to 21 April 2018.

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NEWS: Complicite tours Pacifist’s Guide, revives McBurney’s The Encounter

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Complicité programme for 2018 will include a reimagined version of Bryony Kimmings’ musical A Pacificist’s Guide to the War on Cancer and the return of the company’s multi award-winning one-man show The Encounter starring artistic director Simon McBurney, which will have a new three-week run at London’s Barbican from mid-April.

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NEWS: James Pidgeon announces his first season at Shoreditch Town Hall

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James Pidgeon today announces his first season as Director of Shoreditch Town Hall bringing together work exploring the themes of identity, time and place. The season opens with the UK première of Compagnie MPTA’s Santa Madera, part of London International Mime Festival.

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‘Lorca is pure theatre’: Director Jorge de Juan on his Lorca journey & The House Of Bernarda Alba

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A major new production of Lorca’s 1936 classic The House of Bernarda Alba (La Casa de Bernarda Alba) has its first performance tonight at the custom-built Cervantes Theatre, the new home for Spanish and Latin American drama in London. Director Jorge de Juan explains the journey he’s been on with his compatriot playwright.