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Beat the Devil

27 August - 31 October 2020 Choose Dates & Book

Covid-19 seems to be a sort of dirty bomb, thrown into the body to cause havoc. 

On the same day that the UK government finally made the first of two decisive interventions that led to a conspicuously late lockdown, David Hare contracted Covid-19. Nobody seemed to know much about it then, and many doctors are not altogether sure they know much more today. Suffering a pageant of apparently random symptoms, Hare recalls the delirium of his illness, which mixed with fear, dream, honest medicine and dishonest politics to create a monologue of furious urgency and power.

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Ticket Prices
£30, £22.50, £15, £10

Length
Approx 50 mins, no interval

Playtext
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Cast

Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes

Creative & production

Writer
David Hare
Director
Nicholas Hytner
Design
Bunny Christie
Lighting Design
Jon Clark
Sound Design
Gareth Fry
Music
George Fenton
Researcher
Sophie Johnston