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Taut and tender, thoughtful and thrilling, After Her is the story of two women, one chasing her past and the other fleeing from it. A globe-trotting thriller of identity, After Her is also an inquiry into motherhood and the mystery of what we pass on to our children.
Join the UK premiere of Cross Channel Theatre laureate Alexandra Badea’s play, After Her (A la trace) translated by Simon Scardifield in a live staged reading directed by Alice Malin, former associate director at Actors Touring Company.
Thu 22 Apr 7pm
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Alexandra Badea is a French author, director and screenwriter. Her play Pulvérisés (Pulverised) was awarded with the Grand Prix de la Littérature Dramatique in 2013. After Her was created for the Théâtre National de Strasbourg and staged in 2018 at the Théâtre National de la Colline in Paris.
Cross-Channel Theatre: The Best of French New Writing
Led by the Institut français du Royaume-Uni, Cross-Channel Theatre is an initiative aiming at promoting French new playwrights in the UK. After being selected by a reading committee comprising theatre practitioners, the plays are presented to a network of leading British Institutions through staged readings with a view to having them produced in the UK.
This play benefits from the support of the CONTXTO network