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An unremarkable provincial town is in search of a hero. A shell-shocked soldier downs vodka on his return from the frontline in Chechnya. As Ilya arrives home he stumbles into the epicentre of an extraordinary power struggle that threatens to tear the town apart. In this darkly comic free-wheeling epic, the Durnenkov Brothers get to the heart of small town politics and what it means to please all of the people all of the time.Performers Charles Aitken, Adam Burton, David Carr, Brian Doherty, Darrell D'Silva, Dyfan Dwyfor, Phillip Edgerley, Christine Entwisle, James Gale, Paul Hamilton, James Howard, Richard Katz, Sandy Neilson, Jonjo O'Neill, Peter Peverley, Sophie Russell, Clarence Smith, James Traherne, Hannah Young.
Author Mikhail Durnenkov. Author Vsyacheslav Durnenkov. Producer Royal Shakespeare Company. Translation Nina Raine. Director Anthony Neilson. Design Tom Piper. Lighting Oliver Fenwick. Choreographer Anna Morrissey. Musical Director Nick Powell. Sound Nick Powell.
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