Blood Wedding

By Federico Garcia Lorca.

Translated by Gwynne Edwards.

Adaptation and musical composition by Felix Cross.

Tracey Neale's production is set in Cuba's African community at the turn of the century.

A widow, whose eldest son and husband were both killed in feuds, discovers her only living son wishes to marry.

But her obsession with thoughts of death and violence cannot dim the young bridegroom's optimism.

With Carmen Munroe, Akim Mogaji and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.

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DO320071125

By Federico Garcia Lorca.

An evocative meditation on fate, war, tradition, passion and repression, inspired by the true story of a fatal feud between two families in the Almeria province, high in the mountains of rural Spain.

A version by Ted Hughes.

DO320071125

By Federico Garcia Lorca.

An evocative meditation on fate, war, tradition, passion and repression, inspired by the true story of a fatal feud between two families in the Almeria province, high in the mountains of rural Spain.

A version by Ted Hughes.

DO320080713

By Federico Garcia Lorca.

An evocative meditation on fate, war, tradition, passion and repression, inspired by the true story of a fatal feud between two families in the Almeria province, high in the mountains of rural Spain.

A version by Ted Hughes.

Mother of Bridegroom....Barbara Flynn

Bridegroom/Woodcutter....Carl Prekopp

Bride....Sarah Smart

Leonardo....William Ash

Leonardo's Wife/Girl....Andrea Riseborough

Father of Bride....David Fleeshman

Beggar Woman/Neighbour....Mary Cunningham

Servant/Mother-in-Law....Ellie Haddington

Moon....Claire Benedict

Girls....Liz Carter

Woodcutter....Sam Curtis

Woodcutter....Chris Hannon

Littler Girl....Daisy Jones

Directed by Pauline Harris

DO320080713

By Federico Garcia Lorca.

An evocative meditation on fate, war, tradition, passion and repression, inspired by the true story of a fatal feud between two families in the Almeria province, high in the mountains of rural Spain.

A version by Ted Hughes.

Mother of Bridegroom....Barbara Flynn

Bridegroom/Woodcutter....Carl Prekopp

Bride....Sarah Smart

Leonardo....William Ash

Leonardo's Wife/Girl....Andrea Riseborough

Father of Bride....David Fleeshman

Beggar Woman/Neighbour....Mary Cunningham

Servant/Mother-in-Law....Ellie Haddington

Moon....Claire Benedict

Girls....Liz Carter

Woodcutter....Sam Curtis

Woodcutter....Chris Hannon

Littler Girl....Daisy Jones

Directed by Pauline Harris

SUNP19970824

By Federico Garcia Lorca.

Translated by Gwynne Edwards.

Adaptation and musical composition by Felix Cross.

Tracey Neale's production is set in Cuba's African community at the turn of the century.

A widow, whose eldest son and husband were both killed in feuds, discovers her only living son wishes to marry.

But her obsession with thoughts of death and violence cannot dim the young bridegroom's optimism.

With Carmen Munroe, Akim Mogaji and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.

SUNP19970824

By Federico Garcia Lorca.

Translated by Gwynne Edwards.

Adaptation and musical composition by Felix Cross.

Tracey Neale's production is set in Cuba's African community at the turn of the century.

A widow, whose eldest son and husband were both killed in feuds, discovers her only living son wishes to marry.

But her obsession with thoughts of death and violence cannot dim the young bridegroom's optimism.

With Carmen Munroe, Akim Mogaji and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.