21:30, Fri 29th November 2019 - Sat 30th November 2019 at Pembroke New Cellars
Michaelmas Week 7
"It’s almost as if everything before then was a big dark nothingness, that I emerged out of nowhere, rosy-cheeked and ready for marriage on page 26"
Madame Bovary is a tragic tale of the loss of a woman's agency through marriage and motherhood in 19th century France. In this one-woman show, the narrative is recast for the first time with a distinct focus on the female voice.
Come and see Flaubert's classic novel retold from Emma's own perspective, in a world in which the vocalisation of female suffering has never been more valuable, necessary or important.