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, French and Russian.


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The Knight of the Burning Pestle at the Barbican.
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A glimpse behind the scenes of The Knight of the Burning Pestle.
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Photograph: Johan Persson.

Declan Donnellan talks to the Barbican about The Knight of the Burning Pestle.
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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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