A Very Expensive Poison archiveA shocking assassination in the heart of London. In a bizarre mix of high-stakes global politics and radioactive villainy, a man pays with his life. World Premiere. At this time of global crises and a looming new Cold War, A Very Expensive Poison sends us careering through the shadowy world of international espionage from Moscow to Mayfair.


Thomas Arnold (Emmerson/Tim/Sergei/Mario), Tom Brooke (Alexander Litvinenko), MyAnna Buring (Marina Litvinenko), Callum Coates (Onstage Swing/Dr Virchis/FSB Officer 2), Marc Graham (Onstage Swing/Njrse David/Youth/FSB Officer), Amanda Hadingue (Professor Dombey/Lluba/Photographer/Dr Bhatt), Yasmine Holness-Dove (Onstage Swing/Natalia/FSB Officer 3/Youth 2/Waitress 2/Dr Dudhniwala), Lloyd Hutchinson (Dimitri Kotvun), Robyn Moore (Onstage Swing/Galina/Receptionist), Peter Polycarpou (Boris Bereszovsky), Sarah Seggari (Cabin Crew/Nurse Rezan/Australian Cleaner/Nurse), Michael Shaeffer (Andrei Luguvoi), Reece Shearsmith (The President), Gavin Spokes (DI Hyatt), Bea Svistunenko (Anatoly Litvinenko/Nurse/Michena/Waitress)


Author: Lucy Prebble (based on the book by Luke Harding)
Producer: Old Vic
Director: John Crowley
Design: Tom Scutt
Sound: Paul Arditti
Lighting: Mimi Jordan Sherin
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A Very Expensive Poison

A Very Expensive Poison (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0714707643. Details of all A Very Expensive Poison archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1427087531

Archive Listings

20 Aug 19
5 Oct 19
Old Vic Theatre
West End
Greater London

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