Based on Margaret Atwood’s seminal novel, Poul Ruders’s The Handmaid’s Tale plunges us into the Republic of Gilead, where women have been entirely stripped of their rights and freedoms.

The opera tells the story of a Handmaid given the name Offred, one of the fertile women forced to reproduce with Commanders of the Republic. This thought-provoking work magnifies the issues of state control and the fragility of freedom, as Offred wrestles with the daily terror of her reality.

The Venue

London Coliseum

33 St Martin's Lane, London, United Kingdom, WC2N 4ES

Nearest Tube

Leicester Square

Nearest Train

Charing Cross

Running Time

3 hr 15 mins

Booking Dates

First Performance

Monday 4th April 2022

Last Performance

Thursday 14th April 2022

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