Brett Bailey’s new take on classic tale ‘Samson’ at Avignon theatre festival • FRANCE 24 English

Brett Bailey’s new take on classic tale ‘Samson’ at Avignon theatre festival • FRANCE 24 English

As the prestigious international theatre festival of Avignon opens this week in the southern French city, we take a look at what to expect after the Covid-cancelled 2020 edition. We also talk to award-winning playwright and director Brett Bailey, whose new play “Samson” is being performed at the festival. He tells us how he tackled the dynamics of post-colonialism through his take on the classic Biblical tale. 

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