Marseille, Marcel and Co.

From Marseille with Love


Join us to this special event celebrating the city of Marseille and its writers on Saturday 11 May at 15.30.

Discover the Phocaean city and its inhabitants with Rémi Duchêne, author of L'Embarcadère des lettres and L'Escale des géants, Marseille et les écrivains, 1830-1900, through some of the most illustrious literary tributes to Marseille’s rich heritage.

Actors from Act'in Theatre Candice Desmet and Briac Lemetais will then read a selection of emblematic texts by Marcel Pagnol and other literary greats such as Albert Cohen and Colette.

For a full Marseille immersion and to top it all, a free glass of Ricard pastis will be offered from 17.00, courtesy of Pernod Ricard, in the foyer of the French Institute which will be specially dressed for the occasion! Get more flavours from the South with Gazette’s special menu including Marseille’s famous bouillabaisse !

£10, conc. £8, students £5

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Rémi Duchêne Candice Desmet Briac Lemetais