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Performance

VenueOld Vic Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From12th November 2006
To12th November 2006
PricesFrom £20.00. To £150.00.
What is currently on at Old Vic Theatre (V402)

The Lady of Burma

The Lady of BurmaT1350031097
The inspirational true story of Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi is told in this compelling solo performance about the life of the only Nobel Peace Prize winner who is also a political prisoner. Despite being the democratically elected leader of the country, Burma
Author Richard Shannon


Archive :: production:T1350031097, play:S218744280, venue:V402

Production details

A gala in aid of the Burma Campaign UK (BCUK). The second half of the gala evening will feature poetry readings and speeches by contributors including Prunella Scales, Sinead Cusack, Juliet Stevenson, Glenys Kinnock MEP, Richard Wilson and John Pilger. The Burma Campaign UK presents 'The Lady of Burma', a powerful and moving new play about Aung San Suu Kyi. Host for the evening Maureen Lipman will also bring together contributions to the night from journalist John Pilger, Glenys Kinnock MEP and actors Juliet Stevenson, Sinead Cusack, Prunella Scales and Richard Wilson. This one-off event looks set to be an extraordinary and moving occasion - bringing to life the woman behind the cause.

Company

Director Richard Shannon
Performer Liana Gould
Performer Maureen Lipman (host)

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