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…
Provoking, seductive, and a virgin, the Queen of Sheba visits King Solomon to test his wisdom. Riddles, tricks, lust and foolishness ensue, as they unravel each others’ histories…
‘She is a dream-weaver, a spell-binder’ LONDONIST
Xanthe Gresham Knight and Arash Moradi serve up a wild Persian fairytale of secret rooms, impatient passions, clever women, wigs, and a prince who wrestled his crown from the teeth of two wild lions to become king.
‘Vivid, magical and occasionally very bizarre’ ★★★★ EVERYTHING THEATRE
Ben Haggarty embarks on an arcane mash-up of urban legends, Americana, fairytales and the Judeo-Christian founding myth. Marilyn Monroe is a target in a shooting gallery; the moon-landing is more than a side-show; the truth behind Warhol’s Silver Dream Factory is gradually revealed.
‘Storytelling genius’ ★★★★★ Brighton Fringe
Hunters, kings and women of power become entangled in prophecy, mythology, shame, pride and insult in one of the most exciting birth-of-a-hero tales in the world – The Birth of Sundiata Keita, legendary founder of the great Malian Empire of West Africa.
‘One of the world’s greatest storytellers’ André Naffis-Sahely
VENUE: THE BRITISH MUSUEM GREAT RUSSELL STREET, LONDON, WC1B 3DG
SUITABLE FOR: ADULTS (15+)