Tess of the d'Urbervilles at The Other Palace
The Other Palace, London
Thu 5th April - Sat 14 April 2018
Suitable for 13+ years
This powerful new musical adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s classic tale combines compelling songs by Pippa Cleary (The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾), with vibrant storytelling and physical comedy to amazing effect.
Free-spirited country girl Tess Durbeyfield knows nothing of the world outside her own village. When she is caught between her manipulative cousin Alec and the handsome Angel Clare, a dark love story unfolds leading to seduction, abandonment, and murder.
- Spellbinding music. Dazzling storytelling
- Based on the Thomas Hardy’s masterpiece
- Explores love, betrayal and the emotional burden of secrets
- Gerry Flanagan directs a comic and heart-rending adaptation of Tess of the d’Urbervilles
- Brought to you by YMT who have a reputation for creating new musical works of the highest quality.
- Recommended for ages 13+
- Duration 2 hours including a 20-minute interval.