The great romantic love story, immortalised on film by Gérard Depardieu and Steve Martin, is brought playfully to life by Bristol’s much-loved actor Tristan Sturrock (Tristan & Yseult, Poldark).
A theatrical classic, throwing the dream of pure romantic love into the wild chaos and extravagant make believe of theatre, Cyrano is a pure imaginative workout for actors and audience alike, asking us all to question what is love if not a poet’s fantasy?
In a dazzling new verse-adaptation by Peter Oswald, this production is directed by Tom Morris (War Horse, Touching the Void) as a love letter to the place dubbed by Peter O’Toole “the most beautiful theatre in the world.”
Oct 12-Nov 16, Mon-Sat 7.30pm plus 2.30pm all Sats from Sat 19 / 2.30pm all Thurs from Thur 31 / no perf Mon 4 but extra 10.30am perf Tue 5. Fri 18 press perf sold out. Tickets from £7.50.