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Blood Wedding

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About the Show Less...

One of Hollywood's newest heartthrobs, Gael Garcia Bernal stars in Lorca's tale of love, lust and betrayal. Read More >

Gael Garcia Bernal

Originally written as a response to a newspaper article about a murder in rural Spain, Blood Wedding is s story of love, lust and betrayal. While a husband-to-be waits for his Andalucian bride at the altar, she elopes with her childhood sweetheart. As the passions of both lover and jilted fiancé run high, the plot moves towards a dramatic conclusion.


Rufus Norris, who directed Festen at the Almeida before transferring to the Lyric, returns to direct Blood Wedding.

Gael Garcia Bernal has appeared in Hollywood hits Y Tu Mama Tambien and The Motorcycle Diaries.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 05/05/2005

Opening Night: 12/05/2005

Closing Night: 18/06/2005

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Cast & Creative


Gael Garcia Bernal


Director - Rufus Norris

Producer - Almeida

Author - Federico Garcia Lorca, in a new version by Tanya Ronder

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