VenueAlmeida Theatre
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From28th August 2003
Opened4th September 2003
To18th October 2003
WhenMon-Sat 19:30. Sat Mat 15:00
PricesFrom £6.00. To £27.50.
What is currently on at Almeida Theatre (V166)
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On 6th September 1966 South African Prime Minister Hendrick Verwoerd was stabbed to death in Parliament by messenger Demetrios Tsafendas. I.D. is an epic portrait of the mad Old South Africa and of two individuals, the Prime Minister and his killer, both searching for the same thing - identity.
Author Antony Sher

Archive :: production:T01131439700, play:S975470135, venue:V166

Production details

Special Performances

  • 20 Sep 03 Vocaleyes
  • 23 Sep 03 Open Captioned (STAGETEXT)
  • 8 Oct 03 Sign Interpreted


Director Nancy Meckler
Design Katrina Lindsay
Lighting Johanna Town
Sound John Leonard
Music Ilona Sekacz
Choreographer Scarlett Mackmin
Corporate Sponsor Coutts
Corporate Sponsor Cadwalader Wickersham and Taft
Performer Antony Sher (Demetrios Tsafendas)
Performer Jon Cartwright (Gavronsky/Buytendag/Gomes)
Performer Jonathan Duff (Pratt/Muller/Dr Fisher)
Performer Alex Ferns (Lintwurm)
Performer Paul Herzberg (John Vorster/Kriel/Manolis)
Performer Lucian Msamati (Sipho)
Performer Christopher Wells (Frank Waring/Mr Justice Beyers)
Performer Jennifer Woodburne (Betsie Verwoerd)
Performer Peter Landi (Father Daniels)
Performer Oscar pearce (City Gent/Schalk/Nikki/Junior Clerk)
Performer Cleo Sylvestre (Helen Daniels/Daisy)
Performer Marius Weyers (Hendrik Verwoerd)

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