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Margot, Dame, The Most Famous Ballerina In The World

Closed 18 Jul 2019

King's Head Theatre

Embroiled in a failed coup to oust the President of Panama, Margot Fonteyn's husband, Roberto "Tito" Arias escapes Panama and returns to Peru. Margot, however, was arrested and detained for 24 hours in a Panamanian jail.
Margot, Dame, The Most Famous Ballerina In The World at the King's Head Theatre

Image courtesy Lambco Productions

Show details

Synopsis


PANAMA 1956.


Embroiled in a failed coup to oust the President of Panama, Margot Fonteyn's husband, Roberto "Tito" Arias escapes Panama and returns to Peru.


Margot, however, was arrested and detained for 24 hours in a Panamanian jail.


Her protégé, Alexandro, liaises with the British Ambassador, who arranges her release with deportation to New York City.


Will she ever see Tito, the love of her life again?


Will he ever make her the First Lady of Panama?


Will she ever dance again?


Will "the Dance World" still love her?


The stakes are high.


The Press and the British Establishment in stunned disbelief watching the most famous ballerina in the world risk it all for love.


Background, advisory warnings


Age suitability: 14+


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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 17 July 2019

Closes:Thursday 18 July 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm


Matinee:
-

Running time: To be confirmed

Tickets


Standard:
£12

Cast


ABIGAIL MOORE - Margot

FANOS XENOFOS - Tito

LOUIS Van LEER - Alexandro

OLIVER KADERBHAI - Carlos and Sir Ian Henderson


Creatives


Author: Claudio Macor
Director: Robert McWhir
Designer: Richard Lambert
Choreography: Robbie O'Reilly
Production: Richard Lambert, LAMBCO Productions

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