Battlefield
Paperback, 40 pages ISBN: 9781848427051Publication Date:
14 Sep 2017
Size: 198mm x 129mm£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)
EPUB, 40 pages ISBN: 9781780019659Publication Date:
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First Staged:
Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris, 2015

Battlefield

By Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne

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The devastation of war is tearing the Bharata family apart. The new king must unravel a mystery: how can he live with himself in the face of the devastation and massacres that he has caused.

In Battlefield, the internationally renowned team of Peter Brook, Marie-Hélène Estienne and Jean-Claude Carrière revisit the great Indian epic The Mahabharata, thirty years after Brook's legendary production took world theatre by storm.

An immense canvas in miniature, this central section of the ancient text is timeless and contemporary, asking how we can find inner peace in a world riven with conflict.

It was first performed at Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris, in 2015, before an international tour including a run at the Young Vic Theatre, London, in 2016.

'Destruction never approaches weapon in hand. It comes slyly, on tiptoe, making you see bad in good and good in bad.'

Press Quotes

'Peter Brook's return to The Mahabharata is breathtaking - a dazzling piece of theatre'

Guardian

'An hour of magic realism… it has a gentle power that lingers'

The Times

'Delivered with remarkable grace and deceptive lightness of touch'

Financial Times

'Luminous and potent'

Independent

'Combines the immediacy of story-telling with the purity of Greek tragedy'

Sunday Express

'Something profound is felt on the pulse here... Peter Brook achieves rare magic, and with the slenderest art'

Telegraph
Paperback, 40 pages ISBN: 9781848427051Publication Date:
14 Sep 2017
Size: 198mm x 129mm£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)
EPUB, 40 pages ISBN: 9781780019659Publication Date:
14 Sep 2017
£7.99 £6.40You save £1.59 (20%)

Also by Peter Brook:

Tip of the Tongue
The Prisoner
The Quality of Mercy
The Quality of Mercy
Evoking (and forgetting!) Shakespeare

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Also by Marie-Hélène Estienne:

The Prisoner

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