Somewhere in the world, a man sits alone outside a prison. Who is he, and why is he there? Is it a choice, or a punishment?
Peter Brook and his long-time collaborator Marie-Hélène Estienne return to London with a provocative study of what it means to be free.
‘The most pioneering theatre director of the twentieth century’
Independent on Peter Brook
Asking profound questions about justice, guilt and redemption, The Prisoner brings together a cast of acclaimed actors from around the world to explore some of the most compelling issues of our time.
Production: C.I.C.T. / Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord
Co-production: National Theatre; The Grotowski Institute; Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen; Yale Repertory Theatre; Theatre For A New Audience – New York
Talks and events
Adding Suffering to Suffering: Justice, Punishment and Repentance Wed 19 Sep, 6pm
Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne on The Prisoner Sat 22 September, 4pm
Exploring the Work of Peter Brook Mon 24 Sep, 2pm