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Performance

VenueHaymarket Theatre
Other spaces: Studio
TownLeicester
CountyLeicestershire
From4th May 2000
To27th May 2000
When19:30, Sat Mat 14:30, Other Mats 17,24 May at 14:00
What is currently on at Haymarket Theatre (V431)

Single Spies

T1386722982
In An Englishman Abroad, actress Coral Browne receives an intoxicated visitor to her dressing room in a Moscow theatre. He's a familiar, upper-class Englishman - the disgraced double-agent Guy Burgess. Invited to dine at his flat, she is given one simple instruction - 'bring a tape measure'. A Question of Attribution follows Anthony Blunt, esteemed art historian and Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures. A chance encounter with the Queen leads to a sharp exchange of wits, but will he reveal to her what would later be revealed to the world - that the man who worked in the heart of her household was also a Soviet spy?
Author Alan Bennett


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Production details

Company

Company Haymarket Theatre
Director Paul Kerryson
Design Emma Donovan
Lighting Jenny Cane
Performer Dilys Laye (Coral Browne/The Queen)
Performer Claude Close
Performer David Leonard
Performer Keith Merrill
Performer Richard Willis

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