Philippe Blasband, Turkish Translation by Zeynep Avcı

Zuhal Olcay and Tilbe Saran, two of Turkey’s most successful film and theatre stars, make their London debut in this modern masterpiece.

Sonia, an opera singer and her violinist husband live separately. Sonia blames her husband for their separation. She hires Nancy, a prostitute, to seduce her ex husband and report back their relationship.

Belgian writer, film and theatre director Blasband‘s play has also been adapted as a screenplay. The film was directed by Anne Fontaine in 2003, starring Fanny Ardant, Emmanuele Beart and Gerard Depardieu. Director Işıl Kasapoğlu, one of the most important directors of Turkish theatre also makes his Arcola debut.


These events are part of the Orient Express Season

Other events include:
Theatre – Silver Birch House by Leyla Nazli
Theatre – Pera Palas by Sinan Unel
Theatre – Ben, Anadolu by Gungor Dilmen
Film – Saddam’s Road to Hell by Gwynne Roberts