Blast from the Past – THE CANTERBURY TALES

Sunday, 11th October, 2015 - 7:30 pm

TICKETS: Adults £8.50, Friends £8.00, ES40’s/Students £4.00

Blast from the Past present six of the best-loved tales, told in a variety of styles. Taking visual inspiration from medieval mystery plays and complete with a touring set which has been specially
constructed to resemble a medieval travelling theatre, the three-man cast use drama, verse, physical theatre and song to bring Chaucer’s characters to riotous life, telling tales packed with colourfulcharacters and strange situations. This is definitely not a dry academic take on English literature – the show is fast, furious, occasionally filthy and invariably funny!
Please note – The show is unsuitable for under 12s (and serious scholars of the Late Middle Ages…)