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Cheek by Jowl is the international theatre company of Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod. Performing across the world since 1981, it produces classical and modern works in English, Italian, French and Russian.


Edited Transcripts
Following the release of our podcast in 2020, we decided to create an edited version of the transcripts that would stand alone as a written educational resource.
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The podcast returns
We’re delighted to announce the second series of our podcast ‘Not True, But Useful…’ In this series, our host Lucie Dawkins talks to Declan and Nick about some of the great playwrights and what they can teach us about love, life and hope in this strange time…
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Production photo 2020
Photograph: Masiar Pasquali © Piccolo Teatro di Milano – Teatro d’Europa

A holiday message
Thank you for being with us this year. Whether you have followed us, shared with us, dreamt with us, watched, listened, or supported, to all our dear friends, collaborators, actors, stage and technical management and crew…
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“Theatre cannot die before the last dream has been dreamt”

Declan Donnellan, The Actor and the Target

“Whatever Cheek by Jowl does next constitutes a major happening”

The Guardian


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