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Three children caught up in the war raging in a futuristic London take shelter in a theatre, where the Stage Door Keeper befriends them and starts to tell a story. Soon they are in another world - one of fantasy and drama, based on the famous Arabian Nights tales, with the adventures of sultans and genies, princes and princesses. The sounds and sights of the streets and markets in Syria today have inspired elements of Paul Englishby’s music and Tuckett’s choreography, while the set designs conjure magic carpets and caves of treasure out of rubble. From reality to fantasy is only a small step - and Christmas is the best time to take it... Suitable for children aged 8+. Running time 2 hours with 1 interval.

Performers Chris Colquhoun, Charlotte Broom, Laura Caldow, Valentina Golfieri, Saju Hari, Matthew hart, Christopher Marney, Stephen Sheriff.
Author Sarah Woods (from a story concept by [Moira Buffini]). Choreographer Will Tuckett. Music Paul Englishby. Director Will Tuckett. Sound Matt McKenzie. Lighting Colin Grenfell. Design Jon Bausor.

The Thief of Baghdad

The Thief of Baghdad (Dance or ballet) production archive for QTIX code T793474845. Details of all The Thief of Baghdad archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0741048052

Archive Listings

10 Dec 08
3 Jan 09
Royal Opera House
West End
Greater London

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