play-alt chevron-thin-right chevron-thin-left cancel

Weyreap’s Battle

This show has now closed, however you may also be interested in:

About the Show Less...

The epic tale of Preah Ream, a man abducted by a giant, and the monkey commander Hanuman who sets out to save him. Read More >

The epic tale of Preah Ream, a man with divine abilities who is abducted by the giant Weyreap, and the monkey commander Hanuman who sets out to save him. Along the way Hanuman faces many challenges including battling sea monsters and transforming himself into an insect.

The story is taken from the Reamker, the Cambodian equivalent of the Indian Ramayana, and is told using masks, elaborate costumes, dance and storytelling, all of which is accompanied by live percussion and woodwind instruments.

Find out more about the rich variety of West End shows on offer in Theatreland.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 30/03/2007

Closing Night: 01/04/2007

Running time: 1h20

Security note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Please contact the venue for more information.

Cast & Creative


Producer - Amrita Performing Arts, Phnom Penh in collaboration with the Royal University of Fine Arts and National School of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh, Cambodia and the National Theater of Cambodia (Department of Performing Arts of the Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts)

ABOUT Barbican Theatre

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS