The Canterbury Tales
By Geoffrey Chaucer
A new version by Mike Poulton
The Lowry, 18 May 2010
It’s a long, long road…
This is as vital and bawdy and funny and moving and ultimately redemptive a stage version of Chaucer’s great work as you would wish to see. There’s some terrific stuff to be had on stage here.
If you are looking for a modern edition of the text, I can recommend Peter Ackroyd’s retelling, which was published just this year.
The Canterbury Tales is currently touring the UK until mid-June. Tour dates are here.