Don’t Fool With Love / The Blind Men 1993

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Produced by Cheek by Jowl. Both plays were translated from French into English and adapted by Declan Donnellen. The first performances were given at the Arts Centre, University of Warwick on 17th Feburary 1993.

Venue City Country Date No. of Performances
Arts Centre Warwick UK 17/02/93 4
Arts Centre Cambridge UK 23/02/93 6
Theatre Royal Winchester UK 09/03/93 6
Connaught Theatre Worthing UK 16/03/93 6
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds UK 23/03/93 5
Queens Hall Arts Centre Hexham UK 30/03/93 5
Stadsschouwberg Arnhem Holland 05/04/93 1
Cultural Centre de Maasport Venlo Holland 06/04/93 1
Schouwburg Het Casino Den Bosch Holland 07/04/93 1
Stadsschouwburg Utrecht Holland 08/04/93 1
Schouwburg De Maggd Bergen Op Soom Holland 10/04/93 1
Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam Holland 15/04/93 1
Stadsschouwburg Groningen Holland 15/04/93 1
Leidse Schouwburg Leiden Holland 16/04/93 1
Donmar Warehouse London UK 20/04/93 27
Cast
David FoxxeFather Blasius / De Witte
Anne WhiteDame Pluche
Colin McFarlaneThe Baron / Den Os
Brian PettiferFather Bridlaine / De Strop
Michael SheenPerdican / Lamprido
Maria MilesCamille
Pooky QuesnelRosette
Patrick BridgmanPeasant

Creatives
DirectorDeclan Donnellan
DesignerNick Ormerod
Composer and MDPaddy Cunneen
Movement DirectorJane Gibson
Lighting DesignerJudith Greenwood
Voice CoachPatsy Rodenburg
Fight DirectorJohn Waller
Assistant to the DirectorLucy Astor
Company Stage ManagerTom Albu
Deputy Stage ManagerMichele Enright
Assistant Stage ManagerBecca Clay
Wardrobe ManagerAlistair McArthur
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Blind men's bluff: Paul Taylor reviews Cheek by Jowl's double bill (The Independent)


It's a drama that begins almost like a comic opera with a chorus, a pair of gluttonous rival clerics and a risibly self-important baron, and then, though these elements recur, starts to lurch into something much more sour, tragic and intellectually challenging...

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24/04/1993

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