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A new version by Tanya Ronder of Federico Garcia Lorca's play 'Bodas de Sangre'

Blood Wedding

Ticket prices: £6 - £29.5
Fri 6 May 2005 - Sat 18 Jun 2005

"Brilliantly directed by Rufus Norris.  Another indication of how well Michael Attenborough's management is doing at the Islington playhouse"

Daily Express


The bride has chosen well; the man of her future is a glass of clear water. But the muddy river of her past can't stop flowing.


Blood Wedding, written in 1932 by the legendary playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, is based on the explosive story of a wedding party in rural Spain. His other major work for the theatre includes Yerma and The House of Bernada Alba.


Rufus Norris has also directed Festen at the Almeida,  for which he was awarded the 2004 Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Director. Rufus Norris and Tanya Ronder previously collaborated on Peribanez at the Young Vic.


The cast of Blood Wedding includes Gael Garcia Bernal. Gael has appeared in The Motorcycle Diaries, Y Tu Mama Tambien, and Bad Education.


Cast: Adjoa Andoh, Jason Baughan, Gael Garcia Bernal, Paul Bhattacharjee, Daniel Cerqueira, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Maria de Lima, Rosaleen Linehan, Lyndsey Marshal, Jess Murphy, Thekla Reuten, Sue Roderick, Assly Zandry.

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