UKTW - 25 years online
CORONAVIRUS: 22Feb21 UpdateAll UK venues closed on 16th March 2020. After the Prime Minister's announcement it would appear that, subject to continued control of the virus, venues may re-open with social distancing and limits on audiences from 17th May. Social distancing restrictions may be removed from 21st June. We will continue to update our listings as much as possible to reflect the changes as/when they are reported.


VenueThe Rondo
CountyBath & North East Somerset
From21st February 1997
To22nd February 1997
What is currently on at The Rondo (V855)

What's to be Done with Algernon?

Michael Allen's first play based on the strange and scandalous life of Victorian poet Algernon Swinburne. Victorian poet Algernon Swinburne was outraging society even before Oscar Wilde. His fame as a poet of genius did not stop him from cultivating a reputation for debauchery, and he was a regular visitor at various London whipping brothels, thereby laying himself open to blackmail. In this remarkable new play, the story of Swinburne's life is revealed by three of his most intimate acquaintances: Benjamin Jowett, Master of Balliol College, Oxford; Theodore Watts-Dunton, a London solicitor; and Mrs Doris Addams, a St. John's Wood brothel-keeper. Each has a story to tell and together they build a moving and sometimes comic portrait of one of England's most colourful literary figures.
Author Michael Allen

Archive :: production:T292277221, play:S5525, venue:V855

Production details


Company Komedia Productions
Performer Jonathan Elsom

© Dynamic Listing Ltd, UK
Listings powered by Dynamic Listing Ltd
Multidomain certificate installed

Cookies in Use