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Cheek by Jowl is the international theatre company of Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod. Founded in 1981, it produces and performs theatre in multiple languages around the world.


As You Like It – a new Education Pack
30 January 2023
We’ve just released the latest in our series of education packs, based on our 1991-95 production of As You Like It.
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“Uncomfortable, controversial, brilliant” – Press reviews of Life is a Dream
24 January 2023
Our new Spanish-language production of Life is a Dream has opened in Madrid, where it continues to play at the Teatro Comedia until the 26th February – and the reviews are in…
Read them here…

Watch the brand new trailer for Life is a Dream
24 November 2022
We’re delighted to share with you the first trailer for our new production of Life is a Dream, now performing in Spain, and coming to London in April 2023.
Watch the trailer.

“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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