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Rory Kinnear plays Marx and Oliver Chris, Engels.
The production reunites the creative team behind Richard Bean’s smash hit One Man, Two Guvnors, with direction by Nicholas Hytner, design by Mark Thompson, music by Grant Olding, sound by Paul Arditti and lighting by Mark Henderson.
The show will be broadcast on National Theatre Live in December.
Contains strong language, sexual references and violence.
1850, and Europe's most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho.
Broke, restless and horny, the thirty-two-year-old revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, invective, satiric wit, and child-like emotional illiteracy.
Creditors, spies, rival revolutionary factions and prospective seducers of his beautiful wife all circle like vultures.
His writing blocked, his marriage dying, his friend Engels in despair at his wasted genius, his only hope is a job on the railway.
But there’s still no one in the capital who can show you a better night on the piss than Karl Heinrich Marx.
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Tower Bridge Road
London SE1 2AA
Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑45pm (Preview only)
Tuesday ‑ 7‑45pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑45pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑45pm
Friday ‑ 7‑45pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑45pm
Thursday - 2-30pm
Saturday - 2-30pm
WILLICH - Nicholas Burns
JENNY VON WESTPHALEN - Nancy Carroll
FRIEDRICH ENGELS - Oliver Chris
NYM - Laura Elphinstone
SCHRAMM - Eben Figueiredo
GERT 'DOC' SCHMIDT - Tony Jayawardena
GRABINER/SINGE - Scott Karim
KARL MARX - Rory Kinnear
MRS MULLET - Alana Ramsey
LIBRARIAN - Sophie Russell
PETER - Fode Simbo
CONSTABLE CRIMP - William Troughton
SERGEANT SAVAGE - Joseph Wilkins
FLEECE/DARWIN - Duncan Wisbey
BARTHÉLEMY - Miltos Yerolemou
Author: Richard Bean and Clive Coleman
Composer: Grant Olding
Director: Nicholas Hytner
Designer: Mark Thompson
Lighting: Mark Henderson
Sound: Paul Arditti
Fight director: Kate Waters