A co-production with Nottingham Playhouse and West Yorkshire Playhouse

Leeds, Nottingham and London, 26 September - 29 November 2009

by Bertolt Brecht, in a new translation by Alistair Beaton


A powerful new production of Brecht's satirical masterpiece.

The city burns in the heat of civil war and a servant girl sacrifices everything to protect an abandoned child. But when peace is finally restored, the boy's mother comes to claim him. Calling upon the ancient tradition of the Chalk Circle, a comical judge sets about resolving the dispute. But in a culture of corruption and deception, who wins?

Gallery / Videos

See the production photes:
Shared Experience Slideshow
See the West Yorkshire Playhouse production photes:
flickr Slideshow

Tour / Events

Venue Details

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
26 Sep - 17 Oct 2009

Richmond Theatre, Richmond
20 - 24 Oct 2009

Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham
4 - 21 Nov 2009

Unicorn Theatre, London
24 - 29 Nov 2009


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