Once Upon A Time In Nazi Occupied Tunisia
Once Upon A Time In Nazi Occupied Tunisia
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Once Upon A Time In Nazi Occupied Tunisia London Reviews and Tickets

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Confusing, Banal, Cliched

Josh Azouz's new play about being imprisoned in a labour camp in 1943 Nazi occupied Tunisia.

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Confusing, Banal, Cliched

See it if you are a fan of Adrian Edmondson (who is superb here)

Don't see it if you expect a comedy to actually be funny or you will struggle with the subject of Nazi occupation (and everything that comes with it) Read more

Critic Reviews (7)

Time Out London
August 27th, 2021

It’s a fascinating play ... for me the biggest problem was that its fitful brilliance fails to yield a final killer point. Still it’s a brave, hilarious and singular play – perhaps it’s not the masterpiece it threatens to be, but it’s still something pretty special.
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The Guardian (UK)
August 27th, 2021

The show has a quirky comedy which is artfully combined with the deadly serious drama of Jewish persecution. The quartet of actors ... are compelling and Azouz’s script lays bare the finer tensions between them.
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WhatsOnStage
August 27th, 2021

Edmondson is without doubt the star of the evening. He's such a physical actor ... and the long dinner scene [with] Yasmin Paige ... is underpinned by real tension.
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The Times (UK)
August 28th, 2021

All sorts of bright ideas in here that tend to feel notional and discursive rather than persuasive and personal. It’s a real shame because there are all sort of inventive touches in the staging.
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The Independent (UK)
August 28th, 2021

Josh Azouz’s piece goes for broke: it draws on energies that the director, Eleanor Rhode, and her [wonderful] ... company of actors. The production is superbly designed.
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The Guardian (UK)
September 5th, 2021

'Once Upon a Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia' sets out to shock and to lure by unexpected contrast. The pace [is] too slow for absurdity to seem natural. To be frightening the drama needs to be funnier. To be funnier it needs to be more frightening.
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London Theatre
August 27th, 2021

Although the plot spins in different directions at times, the drama is firmly pulled together thanks to director Eleanor Rhode...it’s a comically dark and stirring, if at times slightly winding, glimpse into a not so well-known time.
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