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Les Liaisons Dangereuses

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An NCPA-National Theatre Live (London) Presentation

In 1782, Choderlos de Laclos’ novel of sex, intrigue and betrayal in pre-revolutionary France scandalised the world. Two hundred years later, Christopher Hampton’s irresistible adaptation swept the board, winning the Olivier and Evening Standard Awards for Best Play. Former lovers, the Marquise de Merteuil and Vicomte de Valmont now compete in games of seduction and revenge. Merteuil incites Valmont to corrupt the innocent Cecile de Volanges before her wedding night but Valmont has targeted the peerlessly virtuous and beautiful Madame de Tourvel. While these merciless aristocrats toy with others’ hearts and reputations, their own may prove more fragile than they supposed.

Directed by Josie Rourke
Cast: Elaine Cassidy, Janet McTeer, Dominic West & others
Sun 14 07:00 PM and 03:00 PM
Mon 15 06:00 PM
Tue 16 06:00 PM

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