Frost/Nixon transfers to Gielgud Theatre 9 Nov 2006

Frost/Nixon transfers to Gielgud Theatre 9 Nov 2006

The Donmar Warehouse production of Frost / Nixon, by Peter Morgan, is to transfer to the Gielgud Theatre, opening 16 Nov 2006, following previews from 9 Nov - booking to 3 Feb 2007, when it is then expected to transfer to Broadway

Directed by Michael Grandage, it will continue to feature Michael Sheen (David Frost) , Frank Langella (Richard Nixon), Elliot Cowan, Corey Johnson, Vincent Marzello, Rufus Wright

Frost / Nixon premiered at the Donmar Warehouse in Aug 2006 (ending its limited run on 7 Oct 2006) to terrific notices from the popular press: THE INDEPENDENT says, "A sharp, witty and haunting production." THE TIMES says, "Absorbing production" THE EVENING STANDARD says, "Enthralling." THE DAILY TELEGRAPH says, "A terrific new play." THE FINANCIAL TIMES says, "There are thrilling moments throughout."

It is designed by Christopher Oram, lighting by Neil Austin, with music & sound by Adam Cork.

In 1972, a break in was foiled at the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Hotel in Washington DC. Within days a connection had been made between the thieves and the White House and to President Nixons closest aids. It unleashed one of the greatest scandals in modern American politics and ended with Nixons humiliating resignation.

David Frost's interviews with Richard Nixon drew the largest audience of a news interview ever. Could this British talk-show host, with no political convictions and a playboy reputation, be the one to elicit an apology from the man who committed one of the biggest felonies in American political history?

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