★★★★ for Peter Brook’s “breathtaking” Battlefield

Battlefield at the Young Vic. Photo by Simon Annand.

Battlefield at the Young Vic. Photo by Simon Annand.

The internationally renowned team of Peter Brook, Marie-Hélène Estienne and Jean-Claude Carrière together revisit the great Indian epic the Mahabharata, 30 years after Brook’s legendary production took world theatre by storm. Read the fantastic reviews of Battlefield below and click here to see the audience response so far.

★★★★
“Peter Brook’s return to the Mahabharata is breathtaking – a dazzling piece of theatre”
The Guardian – read the full review here

★★★★
“An hour of magic realism… it has a gentle power that lingers”
The Times

★★★★
“Luminous and potent”
The Independent – read the full review here

★★★★
“Delivered with remarkable grace and deceptive lightness of touch”
Financial Times

★★★★
“Combines the immediacy of story-telling with the purity of Greek tragedy”
Sunday Express – read the full interview here

★★★★
“Cool perfectionism”
Arts Desk – read the full review here

“Something profound is felt on the pulse here… Peter Brook achieves rare magic, and with the slenderest art”
The Telegraph

“A production of stunning beauty”
Le Figaro on Battlefield

“If we go on asking basic questions about what theatre is for, we have Peter Brook to thank for it.”
Michael Billington in The Guardian, 2015

Battlefield plays at the Young Vic until 27 February 2016. Book now.

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