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Neil Bartlett’s THE PLAGUE at The Arcola Theatre


Multi award-winning writer and director Neil Bartlett’s adaptation of THE PLAGUE is on now at The Arcola until 6 May 2017. It is a timely retelling of Albert Camus’ powerful story about living through a time of crisis, and social resistance in a time of despair.

Book your tickets for this electrifying production here.

★★★★ Ingenious update of Camus’ chilling fable… a striking production

—The Guardian

★★★★ Grippingly beautiful … Albert Camus’s dark parable brought devastatingly into the modern age

—The Telegraph
★★★★ What a story … Camus made chilling and contemporary
—Evening Standard
★★★★ Bartlett’s production has an itchy urgency that both grips and unsettles
★★★★ All five actors are exceptional
—The Sunday Times
★★★★ Not to be missed
—The Upcoming
Compelling … irrefutably resonant metaphor for contemporary, post-Brexit Britain
—The Stage
Sharp, direct and tears right to the heart of the story … one of the most thought-provoking and timely pieces of theatre that London has seen for years.
—Hackney Citizen


Published: 25th April 2017