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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 12 MARCH 2:30pm

SOLOMON & SHEBA, by SALLY POMME CLAYTON

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

Programmed as part of HeForShe Arts Week

 

 

SUN 9 APRIL 2:30pm

7 PRINCESSES – or HAFT PAYKAR OF NIZAMI, by XANTHE GRESHAM KNIGHT & ARASH MORADI

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

 

SUN 14 MAY 2:30pm

MR SANDMANN – BRINGER OF DREAMS & NIGHTMARES, by BEN HAGGARTY

Ben Haggarty embarks on an arcane mash-up of urban legends, Americana, fairytales and the founding myth of Judeo-Christian culture. 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

 

SUN 11 JUNE 2:30pm

THE SON OF THE BUFFALO WOMAN, by JAN BLAKE & JOHN PREDARE

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+)

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