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Turandot archiveThe Emperor of China is not happy. A bumper harvest has devalued his cotton shares and drained the imperial coffers. His team of spin doctors resort to desperate measures to bump up the price but will they be able to conceal the truth from the public? With the hand of the beautiful Princess Turandot on offer to the man whose intellect can save the dynasty, the dashing Gogher Gogh arrives at the palace. But he's not exactly the sharpest tool in the box... Written just before Brecht's death and never performed in his lifetime, this comic parable is one of the most engaging and perceptive of his late plays.

Author Brecht.

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Work type: Play.

T01527419910 (HAMPSTEAD08)

UK PremiereProducer Hampstead Theatre. Translation Edward Kemp. Director Anthony Clark. Design Garance Marneur. Lighting James Farncombe. Sound Steven Brown. Music Mia Soteriou. Performer Chipo Chung (Princess Turandot). Performer David Yip (Fi Jei). Performer Gemma Chan (Su/Waitress/Shi Meh). Performer Col Farrell (Sen). Performer Alex Hassell (Gogher Gogh). Performer Julie Jupp (Ma Gogh). Performer Michael Mears. Performer Gerard Murphy (Emperor). Performer Jamie Newall (Prime Minister). Performer Mia Soleriou (Kiung). Performer Daniel York.
4 Sep 08 to 4 Oct 08Hampstead Theatre, Inner London :: V202
listing details L743650284

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