First Performance 19/02/2008
Closing 09/03/2008
Under the Eagle is a darkly humorous political drama exploring the nature of Britain’s ‘special relationship’ with the United States.

As well as a playwright, Andrew Cartmel is a television writer and script editor. He has worked on Dark Knight, Casualty, Torchwood and, most famously, Doctor Who. Also an experienced novelist (Warhead, The Wise, Miss Freedom), his previous play End of the Night had a successful run at the White Bear.

Director Conrad Blakemore has worked in the fields of theatre, film and photography. His recent productions include The Lodger (Time Out Critics’ Choice), his own adaptation of Strindberg’s Miss Julie, Roulette at the Finborough and Happy Christmas at the New End Theatre.
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