Democracy by Michael Frayn at the Old Vic Theatre
The Sheffield Theatre production of Democracy, by Michael Frayn, transfers to the West End's Old Vic for a limited run opening 20 June 2012, following previews from 15 June - booking to 14 July 2012.
Directed by Paul Miller, designed by Simon Daw, lighting by Mark Doubleday, lighting by Ben & Max Ringham.
Cast features Andrew Bridgmont, David Cann, Patrick Drury, Richard Hope, William Hoyland, Ed Hughes, David Mallinson, Aidan McArdle, James Quinn and Rupert Vansittart.
About the geopolitical ambitions of an inspirational politician and the forces in play around him, exploring the Machiavellian nature of coalition government. West German Chancellor Willy Brandt - one of the most charismatic leaders in post-war politics - makes history as he starts to reunite Europe; but he discovers things aren’t as straightforward as they seem when a spy is uncovered in his office and his plans are thrown into chaos.