A medieval epic

La Bataille de Castillon

Concept: A major historical epic portraying the final battle of the Hundred Years War.

Context: The biggest theatrical production in the Nouvelle Aquitaine Region for more than thirty years, the show has been seen by over 750,000 people to date.

Creation: Featuring 400 actors and extras dressed in period costumes, along with 40 highly experienced horse riders, the show takes place in a performance area spanning 7 hectares. Script-writing, musical composition and artistic direction. Lighting, video, special effects and pyrotechnics are used with spectacular results in the large-scale medieval epic production. The artistic and technical aspects evolve each year.