The new play from Peter Morgan transfers to the Noel Coward Theatre from the 26th May 2023.
A new trailer has been released for the upcoming West End premiere of Rupert Goold’s production, which was recently nominated for three Olivier Awards: for Best New Play, for Tom Hollander for Best Actor for his starring role as Boris Berezovsky and Will Keen who won for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as Vladimir Putin.
Patriots is the first new play from Peter Morgan since The Audience. He is best known for writing the multi award-winning Netflix hit, The Crown. It transfers to the West End from the Almeida Theatre for a strictly limited twelve week run from the 26th May until the 19th August 2023.
BAFTA-winning actor Tom Hollander (The Night Manager; Travesties) reprises his starring role as Boris Berezovsky, the ‘kingmaker’ behind Vladimir Putin, with Will Keen (His Dark Materials) also returning to play Putin and Luke Thallon (Albion) as Abramovich. Further casting will be announced in due course.
“If the politicians cannot save Russia, then we businessmen must. We have not just the responsibility but the duty to become Russian heroes”
1991. The Fall of the Soviet Union.
With the dawning of a new Russia, there are winners and losers, and today’s patriot can fast become tomorrow’s traitor.
As a new generation of oligarchs fights to seize control, PATRIOTS follows billionaire businessman Boris Berezovsky from the president’s inner circle to public enemy number one.
The full creative team behind the production includes: Set Designer: Miriam Buether, Co-Costume Designers: Deborah Andrews and Miriam Buether,Lighting Designer: Jack Knowles, Movement Director Polly Bennett, Sound Designer and Composer: Adam Cork, and Casting Director: Robert Sterne.
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