About the Show/Event
Information for Pericles at Olivier (National Theatre), West End (Play). Pericles is offered the chance to win the hand of King Antiochus s daughter if he can solve a riddle. However solving the riddle reveals a terrible secret about the King that puts Pericles in mortal danger and sets him off on a death-defying voyage. The story takes place in a wondrous and timeless world, on a whirlwind journey through strange kingdoms and across perilous oceans. Pericles faces ruthless tyrants and rival suitors, surviving battles and shipwrecks on the adventure of a lifetime.
Author Shakespeare. Producer National Theatre. Producer Public Acts. Adapted by Chris Bush. Director Emily Lim. Design Fly Dais. Choreographer Robby Graham. Lighting Paule Constable. Sound Paul Arditti. Musical Director Tarek Merchant. Music James Fortune.