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MAYFEST | Presented by MAYK & Arnolfini, created by Bertrand Lesca & Nasi Voutsas (FR/UK) – “Weird, wonderful and strangely stressful.” (The Stage)

★★★★ “The show’s focus on broader issues emerging from Syria is its great strength. Challenging the audience constantly on our role in the conflict from spectators to global influencers, the piece covers a great amount in under an hour… Unsettling.” – The Reviews Hub


MAYFEST | MAYK & Arnolfini present PALMYRA, by Bertrand Lesca & Nasi Voutsas (FR/UK) – “Weird, wonderful and strangely stressful.” 

PALMYRA is an exploration of revenge, the politics of destruction and what we consider to be barbaric, inviting people to step back from the news and look at what lies beneath, and beyond, civilisation. 

Following an extended, unanimously-acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe and touring Spain with Best of BE 2017, Bert and Nasi’s Total Theatre Award-winning, “weird, wonderful and strangely stressful” PALMYRA (★★★★ The Stage) returns.

WINNER Total Theatre Award for Innovation, Experimentation & Playing with Form 2017

WINNER Stockholm Fringe Festival 2017 Grand Prix

WINNER ‘Best of BE’ Festival Award

Selected in Lyn Gardner’s Top 10 theatre of 2017


Developed with support from Croquis_BCN (Barcelona), Bristol Ferment, MAYK, Tobacco Factory Theatres, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Ovalhouse and HOME.


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