The Scarlet Pimpernel

he Scarlet Pimpernel is an adventure set during the French Revolution in 1789. The title character is a brave swordsman who works to help the poor and innocent people of France, but the Pimpernel has an enemy named Chauvelin. Chauvelin is a cruel representative of the French Government. Marguerite, a famous actress, is married to the well-to-do socialite, Sir Percy Blakeney. They get caught up in Chauvelin’s plan to catch the infamous Pimpernel. However, the Pimpernel is always one step ahead, laughing at Chauvelin by leaving a simple flower, a scarlet pimpernel, at the scene of every crime. Will Chauvelin finally be able to bring the Pimpernel to justice?

This story is all about loyalty. Loyalty to your country, to your friends and to the ones you love. Will the Pimpernel be able to outwit the Chauvelin? Come and join us for another classic tale to find out!

Director: Dr Vicki Ooi
Adaptation: Michael Sharmon
Performed by: Professional native English speaking actors

Tailor-made primary and junior secondary level script based on an English classic

Public performances
14-15.10.2017 | Sat & Sun | 2:30pm
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre Theatre
$230#, $200, $150
#including post-show stage tour

In English with bilingual surtitles
For ages: 3+
Tickets available at URBTIX

Fun Activities at the Foyer

  • Photo play
  • Mask making
  • Paper puppet

Join us from 1:30pm or after the performance!

50% discount for full-time students, the disabled and minders, senior citizens aged 60 or above and CSSA recipients.
5% discount for every purchase of 10 or more full-price tickets.
All the above discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or offer.

Performance of The Scarlet Pimpernel on 15 October 2017 (Sun) was cancelled under adverse weather. All paid tickets will be refunded (Deadline: 17 November 2017).

Primary & Junior Secondary School Performances
(11-13.10.2017)
English Theatre Learning & Participation for Primary & Junior Secondary School Students
Perfect for P.3-S.3 students from local and international schools

Download booking form with full details and fees

Stage 1: Education materials
Sent by email in mid-Sep 2017

Stage 2: Pre-show in-school workshop
Weekday in Sep & Oct 2017 (1 hour)

Stage 3: English theatre performance
11-13.10.2017 (Wed-Fri)| 10:30am, 2:30pm
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre Theatre
Approx 1.5 hours including post show activities
In English with bilingual surtitles

Optional programme: Creative Box
Piloted in 2016, this is a theatre training package for participating students to devise their own The Scarlet Pimpernel skit!
Eligibility: P3-S3 students

Booking & enquiries (School performances)
Emma Wong
Tel: 2520 1716
E-mail: emma@aftec.hk

All programme contents listed here do not reflect the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
The presenter reserves the right to change or cancel any programme should unavoidable circumstances occur.


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