By Peter Morgan, Directed by Rupert Goold
2 Jul — 20 Aug 2022
“Tom Hollander delivers a firecracker lead performance”
“A cracking, exciting piece of theatre”
1991. The Fall of the Soviet Union.
With the dawning of a new Russia, there are winners and losers, and today’s patriot can fast become tomorrow’s traitor.
As a new generation of oligarchs fights to seize control, Patriots follows billionaire businessman Boris Berezovsky from the president’s inner circle to public enemy number one.
BAFTA-winning actor Tom Hollander (The Night Manager, Travesties) gives “one of the performances of the year” (Independent) as Berezovsky, the ‘kingmaker’ behind Vladimir Putin.
A new play from Peter Morgan (Netflix’s The Crown, Frost/Nixon) and directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold (Ink, Spring Awakening), Patriots is an unflinching story of ambition and the dangers of loyalty and love.
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Writer Peter Morgan
Director Rupert Goold
Set Designer Miriam Buether
Co-Costume Designers Deborah Andrews and Miriam Buether
Lighting Designer Jack Knowles
Sound Designer and Composer Adam Cork
Movement Director Polly Bennett
Casting Director Robert Sterne CDG
Voice Coach Joel Trill
Assistant Director Sophie Drake
Russia Consultant Yuri Goligorsky
Concept and artwork by Émilie Chen. Figure photographed by Ian Hippolyte.