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Wonderful Life and Miserable Death of the Renowned Magician Dr Faustus, The

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About the Show Less...

The National introduces children to the wonderful world of soul-selling in this new adaptation of Marlowe's legendary tragedy. Read More >

What might happen if you want too much, if you meet the Devil, or if you spend a lot of time looking for sausages?
Actors, puppets and live music combine to tell one of the most enduring stories in world literature, in a production packed with magic, poetry and humour.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 10/02/2004

Closing Night: 25/02/2004

Running time: 1 hour

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Cast & Creative


Director - Rebecca Gould, Mervyn Millar

Producer - National Theatre and Theatre Royal Plymouth

Designer - Jane Linz Roberts

Author - adapted from Christopher Marlowe and other tellings of the myth - additional material by Carl Grose