“Peepolykus are unfailingly hilarious”
THE MASSIVE TRAGEDY OF MADAME BOVARY!
WE ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE A NEW SHOW. In January 2016 we go into rehearsals and take on the mighty classic that is Madame Bovary. Oh yes, Gustave Flaubert’s complex novel, lovingly derailed by us. Here’s some blurb:
“For your viewing pleasure, Peepolykus (No Wise Men, The Hound of the Baskervilles) proudly present Gustave Flaubert’s masterpiece Madame Bovary. The seminal nineteenth century novel will be brought spectacularly to life by director Madame Bodinetz and her ‘bijoux’ cast (with a fair amount of doubling).
Laugh and cry in equal measure as Emma Bovary chooses the wrong husband. Lose yourself in mesmeric love scenes featuring a stupendous collection of devastatingly handsome men. Question the impotence of women in a Victorian patriarchal society, if you want. Marvel at how many parts a Spanish man with limited English can play with only one moustache. There will be vermin, visual absurdity, wild animals and a nun.
Can the cast of five rise to the ridiculous challenge they have set themselves? It’s going to be hilarious. And bloody serious. Possibly.”
A Peepolykus, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse, Southampton Nuffield, Bristol Old Vic and Royal & Derngate Northampton co-production.
Get your tickets here. Don’t hang about, mind:
Liverpool Everyman 5 to 27 February; Nuffield Theatre Southampton, 1 to 19 March; Bristol Old Vic 26 April to 7 May and Royal & Derngate, Northampton 10 to 14 May 2016. More dates to be announced.