‘The County Roland fights bravely as he may, But his whole body in heat and sweat is bathed, And all his head is racked with grievous pain From that great blast which brake his temples’ veins.’ (trans. Dorothy L. Sayers)

The adventures of the furious paladin as told by his squire, the very crappy Turold

Seventh geste: the Battle of Roncevaux Pass

A performance by Jean Lambert-wild, Lorenzo Malaguerra & Marc Goldberg

Song of Roland

Running time: 
approx. 60 mn



Contact production

Catherine Lefeuvre
+ 33 (0)6 74 97 15 22


Contact technique

Jean Lambert-wild
Directeur artistique
+ 33 (0)6 85 05 00 13


Contact presse 

Fabiana Uhart
Attachée de presse
+33 (0)6 15 61 87 89



Catherine Lefeuvre
Deputy director
+ 33 (0)6 74 97 15 22

Technical Contact

Claire Seguin 
Tour Stage Manager

Press enquiries

Fabiana Uhart
06 15 61 87 89

On tour


27 March - 3 April 2020, Théâtre de l’Union – Centre Dramatique National du Limousin (France)

Cast & Crew 


Age guidance: 7+


Translated, adapted and written by Marc Goldberg, Jean Lambert-wild & Catherine Lefeuvre

Directed by Jean Lambert-wild & Lorenzo Malaguerra

Performed by  Jean Lambert-wild, Aimée Lambert-wild accompagnée de l’ânesse Chipie de Brocéliande & Vincent Desprez accompagné des poules Suzon, Odette et Claude.

Music and sound design by  Bernard Amaudruz 

Set design by Jean Lambert-wild

Lighting design by Claire Debar-Capdevielle

Costume design by Annick Serret-Amirat,  Simon Roland

Technical director Vincent Desprez

Signature Jean Lambert-wild

Photographs Tristan Jeanne-Valès



Executive producer:  Théâtre de l’Union – Centre Dramatique du LimousinCo-produced by Théâtre de l’Union – Centre Dramatique du Limousin; Théâtre du Crochetan –Monthey (Suisse) ; Le Sirque -Pôle national des arts du Cirque de Nexon Nouvelle Aquitaine,With the support of Centre équestre Mané Guernehué de Baden