Pack of Lies

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The Jacksons are a nice middle aged English couple. Their best friends are the Krogers, their Canadian neighbours. All is blissful in their world until a detective from Scotland Yard asks to use their house as an observation station to foil a Soviet spy ring operating in the area. They are really put to the test when the detective asks them to help set a trap. Should they betray their friends… Or their country?

This play is based on a true story. 

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Hugh Whitemore
Hannah Chissick
Paul Anderson
Paul Farnsworth
Paul Farnsworth
Cast list:
Finty Williams, Jasper Britton

Menier Chocolate Factory

51 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU
Nearest tube:
London Bridge

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This is the sort of play that was once a staple of the West End: a well-made, old-fashioned drama, full of heart and craft, that could open there 'cold', without a prior run in a subsidised or independent theatre like the Menier, and run for a year. The original production in 1983 starred husband and wife team Michael Williams and Judi Dench at the same time they were starring together in the... Read more

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Full casting announced for Pack of Lies at Menier Chocolate Factory
Monday, August 20, 2018

The full cast joining Finty Williams and Jasper Britton in a revival of Hugh Whitemore’s Pack of Lies at the Menier Chocolate Factory has been announced. When it premiered in the ‘80s, Pack of Lies starred husband and wife Judi Dench and Michael Williams as Ruth and Bill Search who find themselves at the centre of an investigation into the Portland Soviet spy ring with their daughter Gay Search. Directed by Hannah Chissick, Dench and Williams’ daughter Finty Williams will play Ruth, while Britton plays Bill.

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