Who will finally get to play Napoleon?
Is that a real chicken?
Where did they get those beautiful suits made?
And What exactly does Winston Churchill have to do with any of this....?
A hilarious, roller-coaster ride through actual and imaginary history, NAPOLEON; A DEFENCE will take you to places you thought you knew, but will turn them upside down and inside out so you don't know where the laughter is coming from.
Le Navet Bête are an award winning internationally touring troupe of clowns based in Devon, whose high energy, spectacular and hilarious shows have wowed audiences in over twenty countries, including hundreds of
Using our extensive training in clowning, acrobatics and mime as well as music and circus history – we have
engaged audiences since 2006, garnering widespread critical acclaim en route.
Having returned from a seven week SELL-OUT tour in Mexico, and following a SELL-OUT run of their fantastic Christmas show in Plymouth and Exeter, Le Navet Bete bring their brand new feature length show to the Flourish season at the Barbican Theatre, Napoleon: A Defence.
Total Theatre Award Nominees Le Navet Bete’s latest show will be a one hour piece based on the premise of four clowns deciding that Napoleon was innocent of all charges and attempting a defence of his character, his record, and his obsession with Josephine’s body odour.