War And Peace

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About the Show Less...

Shared Experience revives its adaptation of Tolstoy's definitive epic. Read More >

Adapted by Helen Edmundson, the two-part production first played at the National Theatre over a decade ago. Based on Tolstoy’s epic 1868 novel, the story follows the moral and spiritual journey of Natasha, Pierre and Maria, depicting the impact of the Napoleonic Wars on Russian society over a period of 15 years.

This revival features a new cast of 15 actors playing 72 roles.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 10/04/2008

Opening Night: 14/04/2008

Closing Night: 11/05/2008

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Cast & Creative


Richard Attlee, Marion Bailey, Geoffrey Beevers, Louise Ford, Theo Herdman, Barnaby Kay, Jeffery Kissoon, Des McAleer, Hywel Morgan, Sophie Roberts, Vinette Robinson, David Sturzaker, Simon Thorp, Katie Wimpenny, Jonathan Woolf


Director - Nancy Meckler

Producer - Shared Experience

Designer - Angela Simpson

Lighting Designer - Chris Davey

Movement Director - Liz Ranken

Author - Based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy

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