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Rock ‘n’ Roll

This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

About the Show Less...

Tom Stoppard's new play views 1968-1990 from the perspective of Prague, where a band symbolises resistance to communism, and Cambridge, through three generations of a philosopher's family. Read More >

Tom Stoppard’s new play views 1968-1990 from the perspective of Prague, where a rock ‘n’ roll band symbolises the resistance to the Communist regime, and Cambridge, where the verities of love and death are shaping the lives of three generations in the family of a Marxist philosopher.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 22/07/2006

Closing Night: 25/02/2007

Running time: 3h

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Cast & Creative


Dolya Gavanski, Martin Chamberlain, David Calder, Emma Fielding, Dominic West, Peter Sullivan


Director - Trevor Nunn

Producer - Sonia Friedman Productions, Tulbart Productions, Michael Linnit for National Angels Ltd and Boyett Ostar Productions

Lighting Designer - Howard Harrison

Set Designer - Robert Jones

Sound - Ian Dickson

Author - Tom Stoppard

About Duke of York’s Theatre

St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4BG

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