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Dinner With Saddam

Dinner With Saddam

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Steven Berkoff stars as Saddam Hussein in Anthony Horowitz’s play at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Read More >

A new play by Trigger Mortis writer Anthony Horowitz, Dinner With Saddam imagines what would happen if Saddam Hussein were to turn up on your doorstep and announce he’s staying for dinner.

With Steven Berkoff in the role of the Iraqi dictator, the play follows proceedings as political and personal issues top the menu, but behind the kitchen door something far more sinister is cooking…

Actor, writer and director Berkoff makes his Menier Chocolate Factory debut in the production. Berkoff’s stage credits include 2013’s Religion And Anarchy at the Jermyn Street Theatre, but the actor is probably best known for portraying some of film and TV’s most notorious baddies, from Octopussy’s General Orlov to Adolf Hitler in the TV mini-series War And Remembrance.

Directed by Lindsay Posner, the cast also includes The Kumars At No. 42’s Sanjeev Bhaskar, Urinetown The Musical’s Nathan Amzi, Ilan Goodman (Bad Jews, St James Theatre and Arts Theatre), Rebecca Grant (Seminar, Hampstead Theatre) and EastEnders’ Shobu Kapoor.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 10/09/2015

Opening Night: 22/09/2015

Closing Night: 14/11/2015

Running time: 2h30

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Cast & Creative


Steven Berkoff, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Nathan Amzi, Ilan Goodman, Rebecca Grant, Shobu Kapoor


Director - Lindsay Posner

Producer - Menier Chocolate Factory

Designer - Tim Shortall

Lighting Designer - Howard Harrison

Sound - Gregory Clarke

Author - Anthony Horowitz

Music By - Matthew Scott

About Menier Theatre (Menier Chocolate Factory)

53 Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU

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