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Patrick Marber (Three Days in the Country, Hedda Gabler) directs his new version of Exit the King with a cast including Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill, A Christmas Carol) in the title role and Indira Varma (Game of Thrones, Man and Superman) as his first Queen.
Somewhere in Europe the kingdom is disintegrating.
It's the last day of King Bérenger's life.
Queen Marguerite is preparing for the end and Queen Marie is in denial.
The King is 400 years old and dying, but he's clinging on for dear life ...
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Audio‑described performances, for blind and visually impaired people:
Friday 7 September, 7.30pm & Saturday 8 September, 2pm, preceded by a Touch Tour
Author: Eugène Ionesco, in a new version by Patrick Marber
Composer: Adam Cork
Director: Patrick Marber
Designer: Anthony Ward
Lighting: Hugh Vanstone
Sound: Adam Cork
Movement: Naomi Said