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The Theif of Baghdad
The Theif of Baghdad 2008 - 2009


Three children caught up in the war raging in a futuristic London take shelter in a theatre, where the Stage Door Keeper befriends them and starts to tell a story. Soon they are in another world – one of fantasy and drama, based on the famous Arabian Nights tales, with the adventures of sultans and genies, princes and princesses.


“Christopher Marney offers sincerity as the Thief”
The Times (2009)

“Performances are strong…Christopher Marney’s “thief” reveals his transformation to “prince” in the subtlest ways”
Jenny Gilbert - The Independent (2008)


Company: ROH2
Choreographer / Director: Will Tuckett
Role / Position: The Thief (Original Cast)


Royal Opera House (2008/2009)