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Myths Retold is a series of performances of some of the greatest stories in the world. Enter a flickering cave of wonder for a wild exploration of epic & myth…

 

SUN 10 SEPT 2:30pm

THE ILIAD, by HUGH LUPTON & DANIEL MORDEN

The story of the siege and fall of Troy is a blueprint for every war that has ever been fought – an extraordinary account of the savagery and mad ecstasy of the battlefield, filled with dark humour….

‘Master storytellers’ THE GUARDIAN

 

 

SUN 8 OCT 2:30pm

THE CURLED TONGUE – Irish Myths by CLARE MUIREANN MURPHY

In ancient Ireland, words held true power to alter reality and determine the future. This contemporary performance of Irish myths that is tautly laced with wit and verve.

‘A sheer delight! For those thirsty for a different type of show this is a must see!’ EVERYTHING THEATRE

 

SUN 5 NOV 2:30pm

BEOWULF, by HUGH LUPTON

Beowulf is the oldest story in the English language – and it still has the power to raise the hairs on the back of the neck. Monsters are gruesomely defeated and dragons still guard gold.

‘Ferocious, vigorous, playful’ BIRMINGHAM WORDS
 
 

SUN 10 DEC 2:30pm

THE RAMAYANA, by EMILY HENESSEY & SHEEMA MUKHERJEE

Storyteller Emily Hennessey and virtuoso sitar player Sheema Mukherjee conjure up a vivid, wild and beguiling world in this retelling of the much-loved Indian epic.

‘A wonderful piece of theatre’ THEATRE BUBBLE

 

 

VENUE: THE BRITISH MUSUEM GREAT RUSSELL STREET, LONDON, WC1B 3DG
SUITABLE FOR: ADULTS (15+)

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