Life Is A Dream [by Pedro Calderon De La Barca]

By Pedro Calderon de la Barca.

One of the most celebrated plays of the Spanish Golden Age, adapted by Adrian Mitchell and John Barton.

The birth of an heir to the Polish throne is accompanied by terrible omens, and he is banished to a dungeon.

Thirty years later, the reunion of the ailing king and his brutalised, tormented son leads to a catastrophic struggle for power.

With Paul Rhys, T P McKenna, Becky Hindley, Stephen Thorne, Kim Wall, Alison Reid, Alex Lowe, Christopher Scott, Gerard McDermott and Chris Pavlo.

Music by Mark Lawrence.

Director Cathryn Horn.

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SUNP19980531

By Pedro Calderon de la Barca.

One of the most celebrated plays of the Spanish Golden Age, adapted by Adrian Mitchell and John Barton.

The birth of an heir to the Polish throne is accompanied by terrible omens, and he is banished to a dungeon.

Thirty years later, the reunion of the ailing king and his brutalised, tormented son leads to a catastrophic struggle for power.

With Paul Rhys, T P McKenna, Becky Hindley, Stephen Thorne, Kim Wall, Alison Reid, Alex Lowe, Christopher Scott, Gerard McDermott and Chris Pavlo.

Music by Mark Lawrence.

Director Cathryn Horn.

SUNP19980531

By Pedro Calderon de la Barca.

One of the most celebrated plays of the Spanish Golden Age, adapted by Adrian Mitchell and John Barton.

The birth of an heir to the Polish throne is accompanied by terrible omens, and he is banished to a dungeon.

Thirty years later, the reunion of the ailing king and his brutalised, tormented son leads to a catastrophic struggle for power.

With Paul Rhys, T P McKenna, Becky Hindley, Stephen Thorne, Kim Wall, Alison Reid, Alex Lowe, Christopher Scott, Gerard McDermott and Chris Pavlo.

Music by Mark Lawrence.

Director Cathryn Horn.