Le Bistro de Dan Roro

Click on the poster to see a diapo-show - 60 seconds

Le Bistro de Dan Roro is on the road!

Le Bistro is an interactive educational production lasting 75 minutes, with 3 objectives:


  • To expose the audience to a little French language.
  • To present some genuine, traditional, French form of entertainment.
  • To explore the difference between national traits and stereotype.


Many visual skills were used:

* Comedy * Mime * French Music *

* French Community Singing * Ventriloquism *

* Unicycling * Juggling * Balancing *

(click here to see some photos of 'Le Bistro')


Le Bistro has been touring all over England for 18 years.

Versions of Le Bistro:

  • Versions for learners of French
  1. Version for absolute beginners
  2. Version for more advanced learners
  • Version for audiences who know no French at all


Age targets: Different styles are used according to the ages of the audience:

  • Secondary age (Often year 7 or year 8. Sometimes year 9)
  • Primary age (Often year 5 and year 6. Sometimes even younger)


Difficulties of understanding: none!

The show is mostly in French but many tricks and skills are used to make sure that absolutely all audiences constantly understand everything, whether they know French or not:

  • A lot of mime
  • A lot of comical repetitions
  • Constant visual action
  • Constant sense of danger
  • Physical and acrobatic skills


Setting up time:

90 minutes in primary scools and 2 hours in secondary schools are needed to set up:

  • the set - various backdrops and flats
  • a powerful sound system
  • a multitude of props

The striking down of the set takes 45 minutes.


Special Needs:

A version of Le Bistro continues to be available to Special Schools.
If interested please click here to contact Compagnie Tête-à-Tête