Blood Wedding

Graeae, Derby Theatre, and Dundee Rep Ensemble
Derby Theatre Productions
Tuesday 17 March 2015 - Saturday 28 March 2015
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"Highly charged and with nothing off limits – a groundbreaking production"
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"a spirited, stunning play which has a message of hope as well as moments of shock and despair"
British Theatre Guide

In this day and age, anybody can love anybody. Or are there still taboos?

David Ireland's radical new take on Lorca's play re-fuels this classic story with a contemporary twist. Jenny Sealey and David Ireland push this tale of searing lust, love and rebellion to its limits. When young lovers are overrun with passion, infatuation and defiance - the consequences are explosive.

Winner of the TMA's 'Promotion of Diversity Award', Graeae is a force of change in world-class theatre. Multi-award-winning Artistic Director, Jenny Sealey MBE, has recently directed Reasons to be Cheerful and co-directed The Threepenny Opera. In 2012 she co-directed the London Paralympic Opening Ceremony.

David Ireland is an award-winning writer, director and actor. He was born in Belfast, trained at the Royal Conservertoire of Scotland, and now lives in Glasgow.

Recommended age 14+. Contains themes of an adult and sexual nature and strong language.

All performances include audio description and a creative combination of BSL interpretation and captioning.

Click here to listen to an Audio Flyer for the production.

BSL Introduction to the Cast, BSL Synopsis and a Captioned and Audio Described trailer are available - click the 'Gallery' tab above for more.

Part of our Encore! multibuy offer

Post-show discussion after the Thu 26 March, 7.30pm performance

Jenny Sealey is holding a masterclass on Sun 22 March - find out more.

Running time: 
2hrs 20 minutes (including a 20 minute interval)