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Ventoux

BY 2MAGPIES

Theatre. 15th – 19th Feb, 18:10, £12.

A restaging of the epic rivalry between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani on the fearsome Mont Ventoux in the 2000 Tour de France.

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Ventoux is the most fearsome mountain encountered on the Tour de France.

It is also the story of Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani – whose drug-fuelled race there in 2000 was the greatest cycling had ever seen. Ventoux charts the parallel lives of these champions who overcame great adversity in tandem, and the mountain that cast them in opposing directions.

Join 2Magpies as they restage the race using breathtaking video accompaniment and a pair of road bikes, asking the question – how far will we go to succeed?

“The performance is a true Tour de Force”
“A piece to be enjoyed by both cycling fans and non-fans in equal measure.” The Public Reviews ★★★★1⁄2
“Touching and elegantly controlled” The Scotsman ★★★★
“A devastating study” Broadway Baby ★★★★
“You must see this show” Fringe Guru ★★★★

Nottingham-based 2Magpies Theatre create new and exciting live performance about events and issues of global significance including the poisoning of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, doping in the Tour de France and the detention of terror suspects in Guantanamo Bay.

www.2magpiestheatre.co.uk

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