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The Year of the Rat archiveIsolated on a Scottish island in 1948 George Orwell is attempting to finish his last masterpiece -Nineteen Eighty Four - before ill health forces him off the island. Holed up with a shotgun and literary circle bombshell Sonia Brownell for company he’s desperately hoping for a last chance at happiness. But George is no womaniser and is sure to make a hash of things particularly after his childhood friend and notorious letch Cyril Connolly turns up. With his only ally being Boxer, the cart-horse from Animal Farm, will he seduce Sonia or will Cyril scupper his plans? Can he survive his friends, both real and imaginary, and finish his masterpiece before death comes knocking?
Performers Hugo Speer (George Orwell), Claudia Elmhirst (Sonia Brownell), Nicholas Blane (Cyril Connolly), Paul Kemp.
Author Roy Smiles. Producer West Yorkshire Playhouse. Director Alan Strachan. Design Michael Pavelka. Lighting Jason Taylor. Sound Mic Pool. Director Kathryn Ind (assistant). Director Lucinda Hind (movement).

The Year of the Rat

The Year of the Rat (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1366947438. Details of all The Year of the Rat archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1755580645

Archive Listings

7 Mar 08
to
5 Apr 08
Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Leeds
West Yorkshire

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