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PUBLISHED: 10:28 08 June 2006 | UPDATED: 09:26 24 May 2010

The Island.

The Island.

ONE of the world's greatest theatre companies will return to the UK with an international hit show on Saturday (June10). The Market Theatre will stage The Island at The Theatre Royal, Bath, at 8pm. Set in apartheid South Africa the production focuses on t

ONE of the world's greatest theatre companies will return to the UK with an international hit show on Saturday (June10).The Market Theatre will stage The Island at The Theatre Royal, Bath, at 8pm.Set in apartheid South Africa the production focuses on the lives of two political prisoners in the notorious Robben Island Prison as they prepare to perform Sophocole's Antigone.The play explores the bonds and tensions between Winston and John as they work in the stone quarry by day and rehearse by night.Tickets, priced £7-10, are available from the box office on 01225 448844.

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