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Watch Memorias, Paco Peña

A film by Ben Williams
Produced by Sadler’s Wells

Part of Elixir on Digital Stage 2024

Paco Peña playing his guitar
A close up of Paco Peña's hands playing the guitar
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When my mind cannot remember, where will my memories go?

In the heart of Córdoba, Spain, this film see revered flamenco guitarist Paco Peña invite you into his home to delve into rich memories of music and creativity.

With each strum of the guitar, memories come alive blending the past and the future. Witness the exchange between generations of musicians and dancers as the timeless rhythms reverberate questions of tradition and innovation, weaving a celebratory tapestry of Paco’s past eight decades.


Director: Ben Williams
Lead artist: Paco Peña
Producer, Digital Stage & Studio: Ciara Lynch
Manager: Elvira Peña
Guitarists, Dani de Morón, Rafael Montilla
Singer: Immaculada Rivero, Iván Carpio
Dancers: Angel Muñoz, Adriana Bilbao, Gabriel Matías
Percussion: Julio Alcocer

Audio described by Amanda Bright.

Director of Digital Stage: Bia Oliviera
Senior Content Manager: Jen Richards
Digital & Content Apprentice: Emma Cosgrove
Digital & Content Coordinator – Angharad Mainwaring
Senior Digital Manager – Mark Doerfel
Marketing & Communications – Izzy Madgwick
Video & Digital Specialist – Sarah Vaughan-Jones