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My Perfect MindDirected by Kathryn Hunter and performed by Edward Petherbridge and Paul Hunter, 'My Perfect Mind' is a Told by an Idiot production that takes a moving yet comical exploration of the resilience of the human spirit. Once cast as King Lear, acclaimed actor Edward Petherbridge got to work on his rehearsals. However, on the second day he suffered a stroke that left him barely able to move. As he struggled to make a recovery, he made a fascinating discovery: the entire role of Lear still existed word for word in his mind. To go from being cast as one of Shakespeare's most revered roles to being helpless in a hospital bed, Petherbridge could never have foreseen the tragedies and comedies that lay in store for him. The production returns to the Young Vic this September following a staging at the same theatre on the Cut near Waterloo in April last year.

 

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Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an inspiration for the new generation of performers. But this was an experiment that worked and, years later, the Young Vic remains south London's premier venue for the contemporary, the shocking, the controversial, and the bizarre. More about The Young Vic

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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th May to 8th July 2017
My Perfect Mind, National Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 8 minutes from My Perfect Mind
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Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from My Perfect Mind
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Life Of GalileoLife Of GalileoBAFTA Award-winning filmmaker Joe Wright returns to the Young Vic to direct John Willett's translation of Bertolt Brecht's drama about science, power and belief, as seen through the telescope of Italian astronomer and physicist, Galileo Galilei. Brendan Cowell plays the trailblazing man of science. Performed in-the-round with projections by 59 Prod2017-06-27T19:30:00+01002017-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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Life Of Galileo
TahaTahaAmir Nizar Zuabi directs Amer Hlehel's work that deals with the life of the Palestinian poet, Taha Muhammad Ali.2017-07-05T19:45:00+01002017-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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Nina - A Story About Me And Nina SimoneNina - A Story About Me And Nina SimoneOlivier Award-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo OBE performs as the legendary singer and visits the hopes, dreams, trials and tribulations of the soul songstress's life.2017-07-19T19:45:00+01002017-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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Nina - A Story About Me And Nina Simone
YermaYermaSimon Stone directs his own adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca's achingly painful story of a young woman desperate to become a mother in a society haunted by the past. Billie Piper returns to the London stage in the emotionally wrought title role.2017-07-26T19:30:00+01002017-08-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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WingsWingsJuliet Stevenson stars in a London premiere directed by Natalie Abrahami. Following a stroke which has destroyed her sense of reality, aviator and a wingwalker Emily must piece together the fragments of her life and find her voice again.2017-09-14T19:30:00+01002017-10-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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Wings
The Suppliant WomenThe Suppliant WomenRamin Gray directs David Greig's adaptation of the classic story by Aeschylus. Fifty women board a boat in North Africa as they flee forced marriage and look for asylum in Greece.2017-11-15T19:30:00+00002017-11-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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The Suppliant Women
YellowmanYellowmanYellowmanPulitzer Prize-nominated drama Yellowman is staged at The Young Vic this November, with Genesis Future Directors Award winner Nancy Medina directing. Set in South Carolina in the 1970s, Dael Orlandersmith's powerful play reflects on internal racial prejudice and colourism within the black community. The play follows children Alma and Eugene, who st2017-11-22T20:00:00+00002017-12-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Young Vic, 66  The Cut      SE1 8LZ
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event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  22nd November to 2nd December 2017
VENUE  The Young Vic 
Pulitzer Prize-nominated drama Yellowman is staged at The Young Vic this November, with Genesis Future Directors Award winner Nancy Medina directing. Set in South Carolina in the 1970s, Dael Orlandersmith's powerful play reflects on internal racial prejudice and colourism within the black community. The play follows children Alma and Eugene, who st... More about this event
 
 

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