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VenueOld Vic Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From20th August 2019
Opened5th September 2019
To5th October 2019
When19:30.Wed,Sat Mats 14:30
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A Very Expensive Poison

A Very Expensive PoisonT0714707643
A shocking assassination in the heart of London. In a bizarre mix of high-stakes global politics and radioactive villainy, a man pays with his life.
Author Lucy Prebble (based on the book by Luke Harding)

Archive :: production:T0714707643, play:S1427087531, venue:V402

Production details

World Premiere. At this time of global crises and a looming new Cold War, A Very Expensive Poison sends us careering through the shadowy world of international espionage from Moscow to Mayfair.

Special Performances

  • 30 Sep 19 Audio Described
  • 4 Oct 19 Captioned


Producer Old Vic
Director John Crowley
Design Tom Scutt
Sound Paul Arditti
Lighting Mimi Jordan Sherin
Performer Thomas Arnold (Emmerson/Tim/Sergei/Mario)
Performer Tom Brooke (Alexander Litvinenko)
Performer MyAnna Buring (Marina Litvinenko)
Performer Callum Coates (Onstage Swing/Dr Virchis/FSB Officer 2)
Performer Marc Graham (Onstage Swing/Njrse David/Youth/FSB Officer)
Performer Amanda Hadingue (Professor Dombey/Lluba/Photographer/Dr Bhatt)
Performer Yasmine Holness-Dove (Onstage Swing/Natalia/FSB Officer 3/Youth 2/Waitress 2/Dr Dudhniwala)
Performer Lloyd Hutchinson (Dimitri Kotvun)
Performer Robyn Moore (Onstage Swing/Galina/Receptionist)
Performer Peter Polycarpou (Boris Bereszovsky)
Performer Sarah Seggari (Cabin Crew/Nurse Rezan/Australian Cleaner/Nurse)
Performer Michael Shaeffer (Andrei Luguvoi)
Performer Reece Shearsmith (The President)
Performer Gavin Spokes (DI Hyatt)
Performer Bea Svistunenko (Anatoly Litvinenko/Nurse/Michena/Waitress)

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