Palmyra

Performed on Sat 9 Jun


An exploration of revenge; a glimpse of what lies beneath, and beyond, civilization.

By Bertrand Lesca and Nasi Voutsas

PALMYRA is an exploration of revenge, the politics of destruction and what we consider to be barbaric, inviting people to step back from the news and look at what lies beneath, and beyond, civilization.

Following an extended, unanimously-acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe and touring Spain with BEST OF BE 2017, Bert and Nasi’s Total Theatre Award-winning, “weird, wonderful and strangely stressful” PALMYRA (★★★★ The Stage) heads to the New Wolsey Theatre for #PULSE18

WINNER Total Theatre Award for Innovation, Experimentation & Playing with Form 2017
WINNER Stockholm Fringe Festival 2017 Grand Prix
WINNER 'Best of BE' Festival Award
Selected in Lyn Gardner's Top 10 theatre of 2017

Developed with support from Croquis_BCN (Barcelona), Bristol Ferment, MAYK, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Ovalhouse and HOME.

Research and development of PALMYRA supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Reviews of Palmyra

What the press say


“The duo who created Eurohouse shift from comic to tragic in a brilliant piece that reflects on Syria and the breakdown of relationships… A rewarding show” ★★★★

Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

"A highly gifted enterprise, strongly recommended." ★★★★

The Independent

“Weird, wonderful and strangely stressful.” ★★★★

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