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VenueAlmeida Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From1st July 2006
To7th July 2006
WhenJul 1,2,7 at 21:00
PricesFrom £6.00. To £18.00.
What is currently on at Almeida Theatre (V166)

The Original Chinese Conjurer

The Original Chinese ConjurerT466614220
The Original Chinese Conjuror tells the extravagant true story of William Robinson, whose onstage death at the Wood Green Odeon in 1918 brought to an end a brilliant magic career and an extraordinary subterfuge. For years he had conned British audiences into believing he was a more exotic figure than proved the case
Music Raymond Yiu
Lighting Lee Warren

Archive :: production:T466614220, musical:S0224962578, venue:V166

Production details

Commissioned and developed with the generous support of the Genesis Foundation. Runs 50 mins, no interval.

Special Performances

  • 7 Jul 06 Audio Described
  • 7 Jul 06 Open Captioned (STAGETEXT)


Producer Almeida Opera
Producer Aldeburgh Almeida Opera
Director Martin Duncan
Director Tim Redmond (music)
Director Almeida Ensemble (music)
Design Francis O'Connor
Lighting Chris Ellis
Performer Andrew Watts
Performer Richard Morris
Performer Sophie Louise Dann
Performer Paul Leonard

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