Complicite (Theatre Production Company)

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Complicité is a British theatre company founded by Simon McBurney, Annabel Arden, and Marcello Magni in 1983. The company specialises in touring productions both in the UK & internationally. Their work is well known for its use of technology, physicality & willingness to tackle serious themes. Based in London, the company's 50+ productions have made them a worldwide phenomenon that is changing the face of theatre with each new show.

Complicité ensemble of performers and collaborators have won over 50 industry awards, including:

  • Perrier Comedy Award (now known as Edinburgh Comedy Award)
  • Laurence Olivier Award
  • Yomiuri Theatre Awards

Complicité are always looking for new work ways to tell stories and done this through its catalog of entirely devised work, theatrical adaptations & revivals of classic texts.

Not content to only tread the boards, the company has worked in other mediums, including:

  • Radio productions of Mnemonic and To The Wedding
  • a collaboration with The Pet Shop Boys in Trafalgar Square
  • a multi-disciplinary installation performed in a disused tube station

Always changing and moving forward to incorporate new stimuli, the principles of the work have remained close to the original impulses: seeking what is most alive, integrating text, music, image and action to create surprising, disruptive theatre. Their reputation is well earned and has garnered the praise of indstry heavy weights. "Complicité are the greatest trail-blazers in our theatrical history", Dame Emma Thompson. "Complicité produces the most imaginative theatre to be found anywhere", The Independent. "The English theatre has a fine and honourable traditions. Simon McBurney and Complicité are not part of this; they have created their own tradition and this is why they are so special, so valuable", Peter Brook.

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    Alternative Company Names

    • Théâtre de Complicité
    • Theatre de Complicite