Wed 20 Feb - Sat 6 Apr
As a family breaks down, a son begins to unravel. Following the Olivier Award-winning The Father and the critically-acclaimed The Mother, comes the highly anticipated UK premiere of playwright Florian Zeller's latest in a production by Michael Longhurst.
Fri 15 Mar - Sat 4 May
Birmingham Repertory Theatre & UK Tour
Edmond de Bergerac, Alexis Michalik’s five-time Molière Award winning play tells the hilarious story behind Cyrano de Bergerac. The French theatre phenomenon will have its UK premiere in Birmingham, before touring to York, Northampton, Cambridge and Richmond.
Thu 28 Mar - Sat 27 Apr
Going Through is a poetic and touching story of one girl’s journey through adolescence, across borders and through a well-guarded secret. As part of Cross Channel Theatre and En Scène! programmes.
Wed 3 Apr - Sat 4 May
An ageing thespian is preparing to direct his first theatre class in a maximum security prison. When only two inmates turn up he decides to go ahead with the class nonetheless, and so begins a captivating and darkly comic exploration of life, within the walls.
Wed 3 Apr
A battle of wits in French (with some English too!) to win the favour of the public!
Mon 27 - Tue 28 May
In a giant transformable cube, three creature-dancers emerge, grow and unfold. A humorous and breathtaking dance performance fizzing with energy, looking at change and metamorphosis, And if I were me examines what makes each individual distinctively ‘me’.
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Jun
Created for very young audiences, The Little Bath is a show full of white foam, smooth and floating, malleable and fragile. Working with this fascinating material is a dancer who sculpts it, blows it and creates landscapes and ephemeral characters.
Wed 19 - Tue 25 Jun
The Institut français proudly supports the return of the Comédie-Française to London, after an absence of 19 years from the UK, with The Damned, by Luchino Visconti, directed by Ivo Van Hove. Following its triumph at the opening of the Avignon Festival in the Cour d'Honneur of the Palais des Papes and its sell-out run in both Paris and New York, The Damned depicts the disintegration of a society, a drama finding unsettling parallels today.