Tuesday, 21 June 2011

La Peau De Chagrin - Theatre in Holland Park's Orangery

La Peau De Chagrin is a 19th century novel by Honore de Balzac.

This adaptation is a promenade performance centred around the Orangery in of Holland Park. The audience will follow the actors as their story unfolds amongst the gardens and arcades. This a new adaptation of La Peau De Chagrin.

July 2011

Monday 24th, Tuesday 25th, Wednesday 26th , Friday 27th - 7:45 p.m.

Saturday 30th - 4:00 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

The Story

Disillusioned and desperate, Raphael enters into covenant with an ancient and powerful talisman. He gains the unrestrained gratification of his desires, but at a terrible price.


Raphael de Valentin
The Antiquarian


The production will be staged in the Orangery and surrounding gardens in Holland Park, London:


Closest Underground Stations: Holland Park, High Street Kensington

Directions from High Street Kensington

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Directions from Holland Park Kensington

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Further Information

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Director - Marianne Badrichani

Wikipedia article on La Peau de Chagrin

Wikipedia article about Balzac

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea In Transit Festival