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In An Englishman Abroad
, actress Coral Browne receives an intoxicated visitor to her dressing room in a Moscow theatre. He's a familiar, upper-class Englishman - the disgraced double-agent Guy Burgess. Invited to dine at his flat, she is given one simple instruction - 'bring a tape measure'. A Question of Attribution
follows Anthony Blunt, esteemed art historian and Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures. A chance encounter with the Queen leads to a sharp exchange of wits, but will he reveal to her what would later be revealed to the world - that the man who worked in the heart of her household was also a Soviet spy?Performers Brigit Forsyth (Coral Brown and Her Majesty the Queen), Edward Petherbridge (Anthony Blunt), George Costigan (Guy Burgess), Ben Crow (Colin), David Fredrickson (Shop Assistant/Restorer), Rufus Wright (Tolya/Phillips).
Author Alan Bennett. Director Alan Dossor. Design Julian McGowan. Lighting Mark Pritchard. Sound Rob Tice. Music Richard Taylor.
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