VenueRoyal Shakespeare Theatre
Other spaces: The Dell, Waterside, Rehearsal Room
From14th October 2011
Opened20th October 2011
To5th November 2011
When19:15. Oct 22,29, Nov 3,5 Mats 13:15. Oct 20 19:00
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Full 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.
Author Peter Weiss

Archive :: production:T1017392247, play:S4152, venue:V135

Production details

Special Performances

  • 1 Nov 11 Captioned Captioned by the RSC

UKTW News/Reviews

Marat/Sade review
31Oct11: Marat/Sade at the RSC
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User Reviews

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.


Company Royal Shakespeare Company
Director Anthony Neilson
Design Garance Marneur
Lighting Chahine Yavroyan
Director Anna Morrissey (movement)
Performer Arsher Ali
Performer Maya Barcot
Performer Liz Crowther
Performer Kammy Darweish
Performer Imogen Doel
Performer Christopher Ettridge
Performer Lisa Hammond
Performer Lanre Malaolu
Performer Nathaniel Martello-White
Performer Andrew Melville
Performer Simeon Moore
Performer Harry Myers
Performer Theo Ogundipe
Performer Oliver Rix
Performer Golda Rosheuvel
Performer Amanda Wilkin

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