Thérèse Raquin

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About the Show Less...

This gripping thriller, adapted by Zola himself from his notorious novel, is seen at the National in a version by Nicholas Wright. Read More >

Stifled by an oppressive mother-in-law and a sickly husband, Thérèse Raquin falls passionately for another man. Their feverish affair drives the lovers to an act of terrible desperation, which catapults them headlong into a world more claustrophobic than the one they sought to destroy.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 04/11/2006

Opening Night: 13/11/2006

Closing Night: 21/02/2007

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Cast & Creative


Author - Emile Zola