Marat/Sade archiveFull title: The persecution and assassination of the Marat as performed by the inmates of the asylum of Charenton under the direction of the Marquis de Sade. Set in 1808, in the aftermath of the French Revolution, the Marquis is directing a play at an asylum. To educate and rehabilitate the inmates, the Marquis presents a musical pageant of the Terror of Paris, culminating in the murder of Jean-Paul Marat at the hands of Charlotte Corday. First performed in England in 1964 by the Royal Shakespeare Company.


Arsher Ali, Maya Barcot, Liz Crowther, Kammy Darweish, Imogen Doel, Christopher Ettridge, Lisa Hammond, Lanre Malaolu, Nathaniel Martello-White, Andrew Melville, Simeon Moore, Harry Myers, Theo Ogundipe, Oliver Rix, Golda Rosheuvel, Amanda Wilkin


Author: Peter Weiss
Company: Royal Shakespeare Company
Director(s): Anthony Neilson, Anna Morrissey (movement)
Design: Garance Marneur
Lighting: Chahine Yavroyan
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.


Marat/Sade (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1017392247. Details of all Marat/Sade archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4152

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RJF (30Oct11): Just on my way home after seeing this show. Loved it! it has its flaws, and sometimes tried too hard to be controversial but it was so refreshing to see some pure theatre. Was also really funny in parts.

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