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Moscow, 1938. A dangerous to place to have a sense of humour; even more so a sense of freedom. Mikhail Bulgakov, living among dissidents, stalked by secret police, has both. And then he s offered a poisoned chalice: a commission to write a play about Stalin to celebrate his sixtieth birthday. Running time 2hrs 30minsPerformers Alex Jennings (Bulgakov), Simon Russell Beale (Stalin), Sarah Annis, Marcus Cunningham, Jacqueline Defferary, Patrick Godfrey, Michael Jenn, Jess Murphy, William Postlethwaite, Pierce Reid, Nick Sampson, Maggie Service, Perri Snowdon, Clair Cordier, John Cormack, Jack Hardwick, Lloyd Hutchinson, Tristram Wymark.
Author John Hodge. Producer National Theatre. Director Nicholas Hytner. Design Bob Crowley. Lighting Jon Clark. Sound Paul Arditti. Music George Fenton. Sound Paul Arditti. Director Jack Murphy (movement). Director Terry King (fight).
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