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A Restoration

Artwork for Provok'd

As a group of actors come together to rehearse period scenes, a rising sense of anarchy bubbles up as they question which stories deserve to be retold.

Restoration Comedy collides with original rap and hip hop, challenging the parallels between a vicious and vibrant moment in theatrical history and a contemporary questioning of sexuality, gender politics and race.

This original drama production is written and devised by The Company of Guildhall School. Find out more in this workshop diary extract from director Jamie Bradley.

Promoted by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Duration: approx. 1.5 hours (no interval)

Age Guidance: 16+. Contains explicit content. For more information please contact Barbican Box Office.

Post-Show Talk for Young Barbican members

Wednesday 4 December (after 7.30pm performance)

Young Barbican members are invited to delve into the inspiration behind and making of Guildhall School’s latest drama production, Provok’d: A Restoration, in an exclusive post-show talk.

The production's director Jamie Bradley and associate director & choreographer Vicki Igbokwe will offer insights into the show in conversation with Guildhall’s new Vice-Principal & Director of Drama Orla O’Loughlin.

Admission free with a Young Barbican ticket to the evening performance of Provok'd on Wednesday 4 December.

Age guidance: 16+. Provok’d: A Restoration contains explicit content.

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