One more minute (Encore un instant)

One more minute Encore un instant
Théâtre Édouard VII

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Français surtitré en anglais (Voir la page)


Théâtre Édouard VII
10 place Édouard VII, 75009 Paris
Capacité 720 sièges


1 hour and 40 minutes

No intermission


Modern drama

Recommended for ages 12 and up

French with English subtitles

Highlights: One more minute (Encore un instant)

It seems everyone wants something from Suzanne, yet all she desires is a little more time alone with her beloved husband. One more minute tells the tale of a celebrated actress grappling with the decision of embracing either her career and her fans, or her comfortable private life. Will she return to the spotlight, or renounce her career in search of just a minute longer? With love, they say, comes inexplicable miracles.

Story: One more minute (Encore un instant)

Even after 30 years of marriage, Suzanne and Julien are still crazy in love. Suzanne is an adored actress, adored sometimes too much, particularly by her young tenant Simon. For her big return into the limelight, Suzanne is hesitating to accept the leading role in a new play specially written for her by Max. 


Max is pining for Suzanne, and her fans await her return to the public eye, but all Suzanne really wants is one more minute alone with her Julien. Julien that she loves and who loves her in return, Julien who complains and who laughs, the Julien alive and well that no one sees, except Suzanne...


Four exceptional actors take on a story full of humor and tender moments, a heartwarming production for a memorable evening in a prestigious playhouse, the home of Parisian comedy.


Tender and funny


A wonderful time at the theatre with a beautiful staging. Humor, tenderness, emotion...all the ingredients for a successful night



The show was both funny and touching, a great text with great actors, led my Michèle Laroque!


Théâtre Édouard VII

10 place Édouard VII, 75009 Paris

Théâtre Édouard VII

Le Théâtre Edouard VII est un de ces monuments qui célèbrent la coopération entre les cultures française et anglaise. Fasciné par Paris et tout ce que la ville avait à offrir, le roi anglais Edouard VII décida de contribuer à la vie parisienne en ouvrant une salle de spectacle au début du XXe siècle pour mettre en avant des créations françaises et anglaises. À la différence de la plupart des théâtres, la salle était à son ouverture un cinéma avant d’être rapidement convertie en théâtre. Un de ses atouts est son emplacement idéal, à quelques pas de l’Opéra Garnier, dissimulé au regard de tous dans une petite rue piétonne. Vous trouverez même une statue d’Edouard VII lui-même devant la terrasse du restaurant du théâtre.


Tout au long du XXe siècle, de nombreux grands noms du monde théâtral français ont dirigé le théâtre et plusieurs pièces célèbres y ont fait leur première. Au cœur de Paris, quelques comédiens français célèbres ont même joué sur cette scène et ont participé aux créations du Théâtre Edouard VII, parmi lesquels un certain Gérard Depardieu ! Aujourd’hui, sous la direction de Pascal Legros, le théâtre offre une programmation très ouverte, qui s’équilibre parfaitement entre pièces classiques et nouvelles créations.



Écrivain, comédien et metteur en scène, Sacha Guitry est la véritable figure emblématique de ce théâtre. Les murs de l’entrée et du restaurant sont couverts d’images des grands qui ont fait l’histoire de ce lieu. On dit que leurs fantômes hantent les couloirs du théâtre, dont celui d’Orson Welles !

Infos pratiques

Capacité : 720
Accès handicapé : Oui, merci de nous contacter pour vous garantir un placement dans les zones accessibles.
Climatisé : Non
Chauffé : Oui
Vestiaire : Oui


Where will I be seated and will I see the subtitles properly?

There are three categories available, each of which provides a comfortable view of the subtitles. The theatre is an English style auditorium, and Theatre in Paris guests are centrally placed to have an optimal view of the stage and subtitles.

How do I get to the theatre?

The Théâtre Édouard VII is accessible by lines 3, 7, 8 , 12 or 14, and the nearest metro stations are Opéra and Madeleine. Our hotline can be reached in case of difficulty finding the theatre weekdays from 10 am to 7pm Paris time. For details, we invite you to consult the map below.

What do I do when I get to the theatre?

We invite you to arrive 15 minutes before the beginning of the show, and present your voucher at the front desk. The theatre's English-speaking staff members will guide you to your seats.

Can I purchase a programme?

An exclusive programme in English for One more minute is provided free of charge for Theatre in Paris guests. It is a perfect souvenir, with insider information on the play, the show, and the venue.

It says this show is recommended for 12 years old and up. What does that mean?

While the comedies performed at the Théâtre Édouard VII are of course for everyone, One more minute takes a realistic approach and touches on life topics best appreciated by a more adult audience, kids at heart also welcome!

How long does the show last?

The show lasts one hour and forty minutes with no intermission.

Is it a show for travellers or French people?

Both! The Théâtre Édouard VII is one of the most crowded private theatres in the city. A lot of VIPs come here to see prestigious Parisian plays. As a traveller, you get the chance to be one of those VIPs with the help of our English subtitles.

Can I eat in the neighbourhood before or after the show?

Yes you can. The theatre's very own restaurant is a dazzling hotspot before and after the performances. With its beautiful terrace on a pedestrian square, it will be the perfect add-on to your romantic theatre evening. You might even bump into one of the actors or the director after the show! To book a table call +33 1 40 07 00 77.

Subtitles or “surtitles?”

Surtitles (also called supertitles) are the theatre equivalent of subtitles. That’s because in French “sur” means “above.” At the Théâtre Édouard VII, the text is projected above the stage. Read more about surtitles here.

Is tipping customary?

Tips are not mandatory in Parisian theatres. However, ushers will usually expect a small tip of between 2€ and 5€, which you can give them when they've shown you to your seat. Fun fact: the French word for “tip” is “pourboire,” which literally translates to “to have a drink.”