Tales From a Thousand & One Nights
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Dragonboy Productions are delighted to present a world premiere and brand new adaptation of some of the best and most entertaining folk tales found in The Arabian Nights.

Scheherazade tells stories… exhilarating stories full of fun, danger, wonder and passion…but will it be enough… Can a story save a life?

With stylish ensemble storytelling and live music, Dragonboy Productions breathe new life into some of the funniest, most entertaining folk tales from The Arabian Nights including The Little Hunchback, Faisal and the Barber, Behind the Door, Sage Duban and the Wazir and The Voyages of Sindbad.

Newly adapted and directed by Eliot Giuralarocca and performed by a talented cast of actor-musicians the show is suitable for the whole family.

This is theatre that cannot be missed!

Running time approx 1 hour 45 mins plus interval


Past Production Reviews

Directed by Eliot Giuralarocca

In and Out of Chekhov’s Shorts ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Compelling, original…funny…it flows along like a well oiled machine…Unusual artistic cohesion…complex and very skilfully thought out. (Susan Elkin, Sardines Magazine)
Bravo!…The cast played a blinder…a witty whip-smart production (The Greenwich Visitor)
A beautifully interweaving set of fleeting tales. Heartwarming…humorous…delightful… lyrical… A Celebration of life’s unpredictability (Always Time for Theatre)

The Tempest ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Nominated for the Gran Premio de Espana de Artes Escenicas (Le Tendre Amour)

Frankenstein ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Truly electrifying theatre…Beautifully crafted…A masterpiece….Fantastically talented and versatile cast!…A masterful re-telling…Unique and captivating! (Blackeyed theatre)

Dracula ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Thrilling…totally mesmerising…wickedly innovative…a triumph!…One of the most innovative and gripping theatre performances I’ve seen…Extremely inventive…this is great theatre…stunning…the sheer theatricality was a joy to watch…intensely thrilling…A remarkable evening that ended with a standing ovation. (Blackeyed Theatre)

The Great Gatsby ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Beguiling and Captivating…Riveting..…
A masterpiece of timing…Exquisitely entertaining…immensely accomplished…A memorable evening, I urge you not to miss it! (Blackeyed Theatre)


Eliot Giuralarocca

Artistic Director, Dragonboy Productions

After studying for a degree in English Language and Literature at Oxford, Eliot has spent 25 years working solidly as an actor in Theatre, Film, T.V. and Opera while also working as an actor, theatre Director and Theatre maker.

Eliot directed and performed in the company’s last show, In and Out of Chekhov’s Shorts, which he adapted from some of the best of Anton Chekhov’s short stories. The production toured to 27 theatres across the country and was warmly received by critics and audiences alike. His production of The Tempest, which he adapted and created for the British Council’s Shakespeare Lives programme, toured throughout Europe and was subsequently nominated for the Spanish Grand Prize for the Performing Arts. He directed Blackeyed Theatre’s acclaimed national tours of Frankenstein, The Great Gatsby, Dracula and Not About Heroes while for Armonico Consort he directed productions of Baroque around the Block, Monteverdi’s Flying Circus and The Imperfect Pearl an Arts Council funded production about the life of the Baroque composer Domenico Zipoli. He also directed the world premiere of Knackerman by Rosanna Negrotti and Stephen Sharkey’s minaturist piece Retrospective at the Arcola Theatre.


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