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The Swallow Q&A livestream: What happens when the playwright Skypes in from Madrid?

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Another post-show Q&A first for me. Due to a last-minute scheduling conflict, Spanish playwright Guillem Clua had to cancel his flight to London to attend his acclaimed two-hander THE SWALLOW at the Cervantes Theatre this week, but he desperately wanted to take part in the post-show discussion on Tuesday night – so the game team at the Cervantes slung up a big screen onstage and Guillem Skyped in from Madrid.

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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri & Spanish playwright Guillem Clua to discuss The Swallow

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As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 8 May 2018, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to Spanish playwright Guillem Clua – as well as director and stars – about the English-language premiere of his play THE SWALLOW, inspired the 2016 terrorist attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando. Got any questions?

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FEATURED SHOW: Audiences are raving about The Swallow at the Cervantes Theatre, Last chance to see!

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Only a few days left to see Guillem Clua’s explosive new two-hander The Swallow, inspired by last year’s homophobic terrorist attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The world premiere production – which has been Offie-nominated for Best New Play and Best Male Actor for David Luque – must finish this Saturday (14 October 2017). We’ve rounded up press coverage and audience buzz about the show.

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Spanish drama under the arches: Have you visited the Cervantes Theatre yet?

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Did you know that London has a theatre dedicated exclusively to the best of Spanish and Latin American drama? If not, this month’s world premiere of Guillem Clua’s The Swallow (La Golondrina) – with performances in both Spanish and English – gives you the perfect excuse to see for yourself. Here’s a pre-cursor to your visit to SE1…