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Details"His majesty knew that a joke was a dangerous form of opposition."
Master of transformation Kathryn Hunter brings to life an extraordinary fable of corruption, avarice and the collapse of absolute power. A world premiere based on the astonishing book by legendary journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski, from the team that brought you Kafka's Monkey. Hunter creates a mesmerising cast of characters, all servants to a despotic ruler on the brink of downfall. In a kingdom obsessed with title and tradition, the lowly and the loyal have incredible stories to tell.Performers Kathryn Hunter, Temesgen Zekele.
Author Ryszard Kapuscinski. Adapted by Colin Teevan. Producer Young Vic. Producer HOME. Producer Les Theatres de Luxembourg. Director Walter Meierjohann. Design Ti Green. Design Louis Price (video design). Lighting Mike Gunning.
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