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My blog has quite a lot of posts about Samuel West (Julius Caesar, On Chesil Beach and Darkest Hour) and Charles Edwards (My Fair Lady Australian tour and Henry IX).

Friday, 3 April 2009

Samuel West - Theatre - Enron

[updated 4 April]



From the Times:
Making a drama out of a crisis
"...one of the villains who gave capitalism a bad name is about to receive his comeuppance on the London stage. 'I am going to play Jeff Skilling, the disgraced Enron boss, in a new play at the Royal Court,' the actor Samuel West tells us.
Skilling, the former Enron president, is serving a 24-year jail term for his role in the collapse of the energy trading giant. Enron is written by the award-winning Lucy Prebble and directed by Rupert Goold, who staged the latest Oliver! revival. The play mixes 'classical tragedy with savage comedy,' following 'a group of flawed men and women in a narrative of greed and loss...'"


Links
Headlong Theatre [link]
Chichester Festival Theatre [link]
Royal Court Theatre [link]

6 comments:

m4sure said...

Great news ;)

jellybean said...

sounds interesting, definitely.

Anonymous said...

So, all down to the South Coast this summer, then ?

m4sure said...

Depends what you mean by south coast?

jellybean said...

I don't think Chichester is near a coast?

Anonymous said...

From Google earth, it's 6 miles from Bognor Regis and about 8 miles from Hayling Island. Guess it depends what you mean by near.