Oct
27

Karagiozis – O Καραγκιόζης… γραμματικός!

Hosted by A Greek parent to a little Londoner After an amazing shadow theatre performance in April, Theodore Kostidakis will fill our Sunday morning (from 11:00) with fun and laughter at Surbiton Assembly Rooms. Box office is opening in a week’s time, but you can pre-book by emailing [email protected] Please book early to avoid disappointment.  

Mar
27

Shadow Theatre: Karagiozis’ Engagement

A unique shadow theatre Karagiozis performance for the whole family with Theodore Kostidakis organised by A Greek Parent to a Little Londoner! The performance is directed to children and families, but is suitable for all ages. Karagiozis is hired by a rich man as a butler to cater for and accommodate the guests expected, who are aspiring grooms for the host’s daughter. As usual, Karagiozis overturns everything… Theodore Kostidakis is an […]

Jun
17

Greek Shadow Theatre: Alexander the Great and the Accursed Serpent

Greek Shadow Theatre continues a two hundred year old tradition. With Ottoman references combined with locally developed characters, at its peak, it was established as the most popular form of entertainment with an audience of millions. The social role and the influence it has on modern Greek art, have given Greek shadow Theatre a unique place among theatre traditions. Karagiozis, the protagonist, is an authentic folk hero and the depiction […]