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Doctor Faustus archiveFaustus is a brilliant academic whose destructive thirst for knowledge leads him down a path to damnation when he sells his soul to Lucifer. From the splendour of Emperor Charles V's court to the excesses of the Pope's banquet in Rome, Faustus experiences all the earthly delights on offer in this world and beyond with the magical powers granted by his devilish companion, Mephistopheles. But his time is fast running out... The King's Players presents a new production of Christopher Marlowe's classic tale of greed, lust and damnation. This new version, set in the mid-1980s corporate world of high finance, blind ambition and demonic corruption sees John Faustus, a greedy, arrogant young high-flyer sign a contract with Lucifer in exchange for twenty-four years of supernatural power. The price? His soul. With a female seductress Mephistopheles, a 22-strong cast of sharp-suited business men and masked devils, and a killer soundtrack, this exciting new production puts a contemporary spin on a classic play.

Cast/Performers

Josh Morrall (Doctor Faustus), Madeleine Morlet (Mephistopholes), Tome Moores (Wagner), George Fetherby (Robin/Duke), Harriet Faulkner (Duchess/Sin), Emma Bentley (Good Angel/Helen of Troy), Jimmy Thompson (Evil Angel/Chorus), Tom Rosenthal (Rafe/Alexander the Great), Harriet Knowles (First Scholar), Leanne Cares (Third Scholar/Sin), Daniel Hoek (The Pope/Lucifer), Martin Leonard (The Cardinal/Beelzebub/Vintner), Amr Aswad (The Emperor), Jessica Butcher (Old Man/Paramour/Sin), Louis Zvesper (Valdes), Michael Tucker (Cornelius/Horse Courser), Johnny Greaves (Knight), Elsa Court (Sin), Georgia Clarke-Day (Sin), Daisy Evans (Sin), Faye Merralls (Sin)

Creatives/Company

Author: Christopher Marlowe
Company: King's Players
Director(s): James King, Paul Ridd
Lighting: Ashley Beck
Choreographer: Stefania Pavlou
Producer: Fatima Heather Zaman
Other: Josh Morrall (publicity)
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Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01748844435. Details of all Doctor Faustus archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S3036

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1 May 08
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2 May 08
Greenwood Theatre
Outer London
Greater London

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