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La Bête 12787 visits

January 12th-16th 2010, 7.30pm Matinee, Saturday 16th, 2.30pm

Hirson's dazzling play follows the fortunes of high-minded Elomire, who leads an acting company in the 17th-century court of Prince Conti. Disaster strikes when he's forced to accept Valere, a hilarious, self-obsessed and vulgar street clown into his troupe.

"an excellent start to the theatrical year" 2887 visits

Reviews for La Bête

"Persson ... offers a captivating portrayal of the rather odd maid. She has a flair for physical comedy that lights up her moments centre-stage. "

On directing La Bête by David Hirson 2724 visits

Q&A with the Director, Helen Taylor of ElevenOne Theatre

Helen Taylor has performed in more than seventy plays in London, Edinburgh and Oxford. Locally she has performed with the OTG, Cakes & Ale, Class ACT and Tomahawk theatre companies. This is her second production as director of the new theatre group, following their highly successful production of Noel Coward’s ‘Private Lives’ in April 2009.