Directing Faithful Ruslan: Helena Kaut-Howson

Posted on 22 August 2017

Described as “one of the top directors in this country” (The Guardian), Helena Kaut-Howson is an internationally acclaimed theatre director who has adapted Georgi Vladimov’s cult novel Faithful Ruslan for the stage. Helena has worked extensively in the UK, as well as internationally which has seen her win many prestigious awards both in the UK and abroad. Helena has worked with us previously, directing Uncle Vanya and Sons Without Fathers. This September, Helena will be directing Faithful Ruslan – The Story of a Guard Dog, which makes its world premiere here at the Belgrade.

Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, Faithful Ruslan – The Story of a Guard Dog is a story told through the eyes of an innocent dog during post-revolution Russia. In this interview, Helena explains the story of Faithful Ruslan and explains how audiences will be able to explore the complexities surrounding freedom, imprisonment and the difficulties which come with adapting to changing systems; themes which are relevant to modern audiences today.

Faithful Ruslan – The Story of a Guard Dog runs in B2 from Sat 2 – Sat 16 Sept. Tickets are available now priced at £13 & £15 by calling our Box Office team on 024 7655 3055 or book online.