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I saw this when it was on at the National a number of years ago and it was BRILLIANT. I have now booked to see it at Sadler's Wells where it will be revived as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations for New Adventures.
Cut and pasted from the Sadler's Wells Website:
Chelsea, 1965. Behind the privileged façade of domestic social order lies a struggle for power, territory and sexual domination. In a suave Chelsea home an urbane master and his beautiful fiancée welcome their new manservant, Prentice. What follows will change their lives forever. Sexy, chic and thrillingly original, this dance drama is a spellbinding carnival of seduction, intrigue and power.
Returning for its first revival as part of New Adventures’ 25th anniversary celebration, Matthew Bourne’s Play Without Words was a critical and popular success when it was first produced by the National Theatre in 2002. It now makes its debut at Sadler’s Wells in a strictly limited four week season.
Based on The Servant by Robin Maugham
Inspired by Joseph Losey’s film
Play Without Words plays at Sadler's Wells from Thursday 12 July to Sunday 5 August.
For full production details and to book tickets follow the link: