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Now Or Later

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About the Show Less...

Election night, and the President-elect watches the results flood in, but on the internet controversial picture of his son are gathering momentum. Read More >

Election night in the US, and things are looking rosy for the Democratic Party. Holed up in a hotel watching the results flood in are the likely President-elect, his wife, advisors and 20-year old son John Jnr. Every speech, interview and photocall has been carefully controlled and meticulously orchestrated, all leading up to this big night.

At the same time controversial photos of John Jnr are gathering momentum on the internet. While his father's advisors work against the clock on damage limitation, it is up to father and son to try and reach an agreement.

Christopher Shinn's searching new play examines religion, freedom of expression and personal responsibility. His previous plays include Dying City, Four, Where Do We Live and Other People.

For more information about Now Or Later read the Big Interview with Matthew Marsh.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 3/09/2008

Opening Night: 11/09/2008

Closing Night: 18/10/2008

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Cast & Creative


Matthew Marsh, Domhnall Gleeson, Adam James, Eddie Redmayne, Nancy Crane, Pamela Nomvete


Director - Dominic Cooke

Producer - Royal Court

Designer - Hildegard Bechtler

Lighting Designer - Jon Clark

Sound - Ian Dickinson

Author - Christopher Shinn

About Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

Sloane Square, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8AS

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