Venue: The Old Church, Preston Park, Brighton (adjacent to Preston Manor) | Map
Dates: Saturday 16 May – Sunday 17 May, 2015
Time: 7:30pm – running time 110 minutes approx. Suitable for 16+
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
Chaucer’s famous cycle of stories – ‘rude, funny, romantic,sexual, magical and unforgettably brilliant.’
in situ:‘s walkaround production, revived at Cambridge’s Leper Chapel in 2013 after sell-out performances in 2005 and 2006 takes place inside, outside and all around the historic Old Church at Preston Park, Brighton.
Outside: stories from rude Reeves, risque Merchants, romantic Knights, creepy Pardoners and just plain dirty Millers.
Inside: eerie recitations in original Middle English, chants and vocalisations; alchemy; scholarship.
The mysterious inner workings of the medieval psyche.
- Performance lasts 110 minutes. There is no interval.