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National Theatre Live


In collaboration with the British Embassy & the British Council in Athens

Recorded broadcast from the Olivier Theatre, London

With English subtitles

Salomé contains nudity, and the characters depict
and make reference to sexual violence

Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production.

Set Designer: Susan Hilferty
Lighting Designer: Tim Lutkin

Cast: Philip Arditti, Paul Chahidi, Ramzi Choukair, Uriel Emil, Olwen Fouéré, Roseanna Frascona, Lloyd Hutchinson, Shahar Isaac, Aidan Kelly, Yasmin Levy, Andrew Lewis, Anna Lindup, Theo TJ Lowe, Isabella Nefar, Raad Rawi, Lubana al Quntar

The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation; A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike; A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

photos: Johan Persson