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DISMISSAL OF THE GRECIAN ENVOYS.

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
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The Greeks are demanding the return of Helen. The Trojans meet. Paris wants to keep her. Antenor argues for her return. Priam will have to determine which route is the more advantageous or disadvantageous for the state.

Kochanowski is regarded as the father of Polish verse. His Dismissal was the first tragedy written and performed in Polish and was presented at a wedding in Warsaw in 1579.

As the afternoon’s performance with scripts unfolds in English, the play will be staged simultaneously in Warsaw in Polish on the site of the original performance.

The two-week festival embraces live theatre, film, illustration, music and song. Shakespeare and Poland celebrates Poland’s particular affinity and fascination with Shakespeare’s plays.

Tickets

£15

£12 Members/Student

£5 standing

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Running time: to be confirmed

Part of the Shakespeare and Poland Festival 

Part of Read Not Dead

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