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Hugh Whitemore's sophisticated political thriller examines a flashpoint in British history that still resonates today - the Suez Crisis in 1956. As his health collapses, Prime Minister Anthony Eden faces the prospect of leading his country into war. Meanwhile his friends, colleagues and opponents deal with political and emotional crises of their own. World PremierePerformers Anthony Andrews (Anthony Eden), Nicholas Le Provost (Hugh Gaitskell), Imogen Stubbs (Ann Fleming), Olivia Darnley (Lauren/Porton Down Scientist/Woman in Jamaica/Lady Violet Bonham Carter/Waitress/Ballroom Dancer), Daniel Easton (John Prescott), Martin Hutson (Anthony Nutting), James Simmons (Sir Willian Eden/General Gazier/Guy Mollet/Waiter), David Yelland (Selwyn Lloyd), Simon Dutton.
Author Hugh Whitemore. Corporate Sponsor Reynolds Fine Furniture. Producer Festival Theatre. Director Philip Franks. Design Simon Higlett. Lighting James Whiteside. Sound Matt McKenzie. Choreographer Mark Smith. Music Matthew Scott. Director Gabrielle Dawes (casting).
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