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Focus Claus 2017-18

It is already ten years since one of the leading, if not the single most important, post-war Belgian authors, died. On 19 March 2008, Hugo Claus, who had long suffered from Alzheimer's disease, opted for euthanasia. Precisely ten years after his death, we pay tribute with two productions.

Michael De Cock explains

When you called me chéri for the first time, a shiver went down my spine. It was not a pet name, thrown at me from a distance, but a word, meant for my ears only, that cut through Brussels’ cold winter air. You repeated it a couple of days in a row.