President’s Holiday, The

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In the summer of 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the USSR was enjoying his holiday. Suddenly he and his family were imprisoned and cut off from the world. Read More >

In the summer of 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the USSR was enjoying his holiday. Suddenly he and his family were imprisoned and cut off from the world.

Penny Gold drew inspiration from the diaries of Raisa Gorbacheva to create this new play, part political thriller and part personal drama, which focuses on a pivotal moment in world history. 

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 17/01/2008

Opening Night: 22/01/2008

Closing Night: 16/02/2008

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Julian Glover, Isla Blair, Sophie Cornelius, Amy-Jane Cotter, Robert Demeger, Anna Hewson, Roger May, Ella O'Brien, Skye Stuart

Creative

Director - Patrick Sandford

Producer - Hampstead theatre and the Nuffield theatre, Southampton

Author - Penny Gold

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