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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 11 FEB 2:30pm

THE FATE WE BRING OURSELVES, BY BEN HAGGARTY

Join Ben Haggarty at his most alarming, as he presents three remixed, extended and explicit Greek myths. These are stories which you thought you knew… Here you’ll find them conjecturally restored to their terrifying and truly awesome glory.

Bloody brilliant!’ TIME OUT

 

SUN 11 MAR 2:30pm

1001 NIGHTS, BY CHIRINE EL ANSARY

The fabulous Egyptian storyteller and performer Chirine El Ansary tells some of the most intriguing and deliciously seductive episodes from The Nights, stories that explore the deepest passions and desires of men and women…

‘Captivating, enchanting, a joy to witness’ EVERYTHING THEATRE

 

SUN 8 APR 2:30pm

THE LIBERTY TREE – ROBIN HOOD & OTHER ENGLISH RADICALS

Hugh Lupton and Nick Hennessey tell and sing their way deep into the secret, dappled heart of Sherwood Forest and the ancient tradition of English dissent. Here the wrongs and injustices of the world are mended by subversion and trickery.

‘Sheer wizardry in the guise of utter simplicity’ EASTERN DAILY PRESS

 

SUN 13 MAY 2:30pm

EROS & PSYCHE, BY SALLY POMME CLAYTON

Sally Pomme Clayton merges myth, fairytale and raucous Greek philosophy to present an epic power play of beauty and jealousy between humans and the gods that asks: what is the true path of love?

‘She delights in subverting her audiences expectations’ INDEPENDENT

 

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

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