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‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore at the Barbican (Photo: Patrick Baldwin)

‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore

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Cheek By Jowl brings its hit 2012 production of the potent tragedy of incest, ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore, back to the Barbican. Read More >

Cheek By Jowl brings its hit 2012 production of the potent tragedy of incest, ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore, back to the Barbican.

John Ford’s Jacobean drama is brought into a contemporary setting by the Barbican Artistic Associates, as it tells vividly and violently the tale of a brother and sister’s descent into hell as they break one of society’s final taboos.

‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore contains adult themes and is suitable for theatergoers aged 16 and older.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 9/04/2014

Opening Night: 11/04/2014

Closing Night: 26/04/2014

Running time: 1h50

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - Declan Donnellan

Producer - Co-produced by Cheek by Jowl with the Barbican, Les Gémeaux/Sceaux/Scène Nationale and Sydney Festival

Designer - Nick Ormerod

Author - John Ford

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