Death and the warrior princess – The epic of Dede Korkut

Audience – adults and 16 plus
Length – 65 mins straight through
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A young man dreams of  Death and sets out to find the place where Death does not exist. He becomes a hero, and a storyteller, leaving behind a legacy of tales. And the best tale of all is of the Warrior Princess – a story of crazed desire and wild beasts. Sally-Pomme brings to life a rare gem. The Ottoman epic of ‘Dede Korkut’ is known throughout Central Asia, it was written down in 14th century Turkey, and is still travelling the silk road. This passionate, hilarious and unknown romance is funny, fresh, and full of contemporary relevance. Discover the rich and little known heritage of the steppes of Central Asia.

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“Powerful storytelling by a top storyteller.” The Good Book Guide