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This scorching satire, originally starring Anthony Hopkins and Bill Nighy, was first performed at the National Theatre and won the 1985 London Standard Best Play Award
Scheming media moguls.
A UK government at war with Brussels.
Newspapers run like propaganda pamphlets.
That's right - it's the 1980s!
Meet Lambert Le Roux, a South African businessman hell bent on acquiring the British press from the foppish, upper-class elite.
It's the revolution Fleet Street hasn't been waiting for.
But can the British people trust a millionaire media man from the Southern Hemisphere with the ownership of their beloved papers?
The answer isn't exactly front page news.
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London SE1 8TN
Performance days & times
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Author: David Hare and Howard Brenton
Director: Nigel Fullerton
Production: Putney Light Operatic Society