Marc and Bella Chagall were the flying lovers of Vitebsk. Partners in life and on canvas, they are immortalised as the picture of romance. But whilst on canvas they flew, in life they walked through some of the most devastating times in history.
Marc Antolin’s credits include Romantics Anonymous (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse), Twelfth Night (Shakespeare’s Globe), Peter Pan (National Theatre), The Trial (Young Vic), Taken At Midnight (Theatre Royal Haymarket, Chichester Minerva), Amadeus (Chichester Festival Theatre), From Here To Eternity (Shaftesbury Theatre), Matilda (RSC Courtyard Theatre, Cambridge Theatre). Film and Television credits include London Road, Coconut Shy, Love Actually and More Than Love.
Daisy Maywood’s credits include Promises, Promises (Southwark Playhouse), Wonder.Land (National Theatre/MIF), Medea (National Theatre), A Chorus Line (London Palladium), West Side Story (Sage Gateshead/RSC), 42nd Street (Leicester Curve), Phantom of the Opera (Royal Albert Hall), Les Miserables (02 Arena). Television and film credits include London Road and Doctors.
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk opened to high acclaim at Bristol Old Vic and has enjoyed sold-out runs at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and most recently, the Traverse Theatre Edinburgh, where it won the prestigious Carol Tambor, Best of Edinburgh Award, the highest honour at the Edinburgh festival fringe. It begins its UK tour at Wilton’s Music Hall before travelling on to Beverley Hills, Salisbury, Manchester, Exeter, Oxford, and Cheltenham – more information about the tour can be found here.