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12 Nov 2017 - 14 Nov 2017

Poker Face at Voila European Theatre Festival

Dinner escalates to a game of money, power & sex. Prague, 2011. On the eve of president Havel’s funeral, a family dinner escalates into a game of money, power and sex where nothing is what it seems. A witty tragicomedy combining realism and physical theatre, live action and multi-media in a feast of theatricality praised by critics in the UK and abroad.

Written originally in Czech by Petr Kolečko and translated by Eva Dáničkova in collaboration with the cast, Poker Face is an irreverent, original play about generational conflict, the disintegration of political ideals, and heroes with feet of clay, It portrays a world in which the absurd is constantly lurking round the corner, everyone and everything can transform into something unexpected, and tragedy is always threatened by farce.

Written by: Petr Kolečko
Translated by: Eva Dáničkova
Directed by: Becka McFadden
Associate Director/Design: Cassandra Fumi
Produced by: LegalAliens
Videos: Jan McGregor, Becka McFadden
Cast: Mark Ota, Daiva Dominyka, Lara Parmiani (and special guest Arnost Goldflam)

Sunday 12th November  - 7:30pm
Tuesday 14th November - 8:30pm

£10 online, £12 on the door
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Produced and presented by LegalAliens
Hosted by The Cockpit

Part of VOILA! EUROPE 2017





THE COCKPIT, Gateforth Street, London NW8 8EH


From: 12 Nov 2017
To: 14 Nov 2017


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