A performance devised, produced and performed by MA Shakespeare and Creativity students from the University of Birmingham.

You’ve heard Shakespeare’s version. Now, Shakespeare’s ‘false’ women tell their true story of the Trojan war. Are you ready to listen?

This new adaptation of Troilus and Cressida, narrated by Helen of Troy, unravels the stories of Shakespeare, Homer, and the Greek myths and Western literary canon. Helen/Cressida weaves together a modern Trojan war tale of prophecy, love, betrayal, and revenge.

Date: 7 June, 6.30pm

Venue: The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon

Cost: Free (booking required) 

Age guidance: 14+

Running Time: Approx. 90 mins

Content advisory: This play contains depictions of war battle scenes, which include killing and death. The following events and themes are alluded to: sexual assault, verbal abuse, prisoners of war, loss of children.

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