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Laugh and cry in equal measure as Emma Bovary chooses the wrong husband. Lose yourself in mesmeric love scenes featuring a procession of devastatingly attractive men. Rail at the fate of women in a patriarchal society, if you will. Prepare yourself for vermin, moustaches, wild animals, lots of French people and a nun. Written for a cast of four.
About the Author
GUSTAVE FLAUBERT was an influential 19th-century French novelist known especially for his first published work, Madam Bovary. JOHN NICHOLSON and JAVIER MARZAN are both members of the English comedy troupe Peepolykus, whose anarchic shows have been seen around the globe.
very funny, perceptive and true to the novel... a show delivered with both love and lunacy' —Guardian
'Wonderfully tongue-in-cheek, fast-paced… metatheatre [as] an extreme sport... despite the lunacy of it all, this is actually a remarkably lucid telling of the story' —The Stage