The Best of French New Writing

The Best of French New Writing

Summerhall is pleased to announce that tomorrow, the 22nd of August, for one day only, we will premiere three new French plays that have been translated into English as part of Cross Channel Theatre Initiative.

Led by the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni, supported by the SACD, and in collaboration with IPR ltd, Cross-Channel Theatre aims to promote new French writing in the UK.

The three plays are:

14:35 Going Through, by Estelle Savasta. Translated by Kirsten Hazel Smith, directed by Omar Elerian. PG

16:15 It’s Christmas so deal with it, by Pierre Notte. Translated by Simon Scardifield, directed by Simon Scardifield. 12+

20:45 Country, by Pedro Kadivar. Translated by Simon Scardifield, directed by Mark Maughan. 18+