The Caucasian Chalk Circle

 


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Sean Holmes directs a version of Brecht's morality masterpiece by Frank McGuinness, in collaboration with the theatre collective, Filter - renowned for their unique fusion of music, movement and video imagery.

The cast includes Leo Chadburn, Oliver Dimsdale, Thusitha Jayasundera, John Lloyd Fillingham, Ferdy Roberts, Gemma Saunders, Mo Sesay, Nicolas Tennant (as Azdak) and Cath Whitefield (as Grusha).

A servant girl sacrifices everything to protect a child abandoned in the heat of civil war. Order restored, she is made to confront the boy's biological mother in a legal contest over who deserves to keep him. The comical judge calls on an ancient tradition - the chalk circle - to resolve the dispute. Who wins?

  • In repertory
  • £10-£29

Where

Cottesloe Theatre

National Theatre
South Bank, London, SE1 9PX
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