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Performance

VenueChiswick Playhouse (formerly The Tabard Theatre)
TownOuter London
CountyGreater London
From9th November 1998
To28th November 1998
What is currently on at Chiswick Playhouse (formerly The Tabard Theatre) (V334)

Burying Caesar

Burying CaesarT2094425419
1998. Ben Lynton, 'the greatest writer of the 20th Century' , is dead. Britain, and indeed the wider world, is plunged into mourning on an unparalleled scale, as the public and press swarm outside the family home to pay tribute, lay flowers and say farewell. Family and friends gather within to both bury and praise this fiercest of literary lions, to celebrate his life and achievements.. And the fact that, though the goose may be dead, his golden eggs are still incubating: lucrative deals on Hollywood biopics, opening the estate to the public, a collected works.. There's even talk of a national Ben Lynton Day! Then Ben's other eggs begin to hatch. On this most momentous of days, a seemingly innocent visitor emerges from the shadows. The dark secret he carries will tear the family apart and shock the entire world. What exactly is the truth? And who has the right to know it? Is the golden goose about to become an albatross round his family's neck? Who must they bribe, bully, blackmail or bump off to keep his secrets safe, his myth alive and his money theirs. More importantly, where is Cordelia? What's in the safety deposit box? And, of the two mysterious masterpieces, which is 'The Real McCoy.
Author Daniel Wain


Archive :: production:T2094425419, play:S869401266, venue:V334

Production details

Company

Company Strut and Fret
Director Daniel Wain
Design Rich Evans
Performer Marc Brenner
Performer Gareth Davies
Performer Kay Dobby
Performer Amy Elton
Performer Hannah Evans
Performer Neil Fletcher
Performer Tracy Jewitt
Performer Sarah Moltoni
Performer Hayward Morse
Performer Sue Peto
Performer Simon Stanhope
Performer Katharine Waugh

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