Only four weeks left to see Patriots
19 July 2023
This is the last chance to see the critically lauded, and award-winning new play from Peter Morgan, which won the Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play 2023 and will run for only four more weeks before completing its hugely successful limited season at the Noël Coward Theatre on 19 August 2023.
Tom Hollander, playing Boris Berezovky said “Against the continuing horror of the Ukraine war audiences watch Patriots with rapt intensity as it lays out the origin story of Putin’s regime.”
The full cast for Patriots are BAFTA-winning actor Tom Hollander (White Lotus, The Night Manager; Travesties) as Boris Berezovsky, Will Keen (His Dark Materials) as Vladimir Putin, a role he for which he won an Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Luke Thallon (Albion) as Roman Abramovich, Matt Concannon (Assistant/Daniel Kahneman/Russian Captain), Josef Davies (Alexander Litvinenko), Ashley Gerlach (Lawyer/Home Office), Howard Gossington (Teacher/Compromised Newscaster), Ronald Guttman (Professor Perelman), Sean Kingsley (Voloshin /Nurse), Paul Kynman (Korzhakov/Yeltsin/FSB Boss/Reporter/Bodyguard), Stefanie Martini (Marina Litvinenko/Nina Berezovsky), Evelyn Miller (Tatiana/Katya/Judge/Lover), Jessica Temple (Anna Berezovsky/Newscaster/ Journalist/Secretary/Pianist) and understudies Peter Eastland, Lydia Fraser and Matt McClure.
Patriots is internationally award-winning writer Peter Morgan’s (Frost/Nixon) first new play since The Audience. Peter is best known for writing the multi award-winning Netflix hit, The Crown.
It was the Almeida’s fastest selling new play and is directed by the Almeida’s Artistic Director, Rupert Goold (Dear England, Ink, Enron). Patriots is a brilliant and startlingly timely story of ambition, loyalty and betrayal in a brave new world.
“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 for Patriots is Director: Rupert Goold, Set Designer: Miriam Buether, Co-Costume Designers: Deborah Andrews and Miriam Buether, Lighting Designer: Jack Knowles, Sound Designer and Composer: Adam Cork, Casting Director: Robert Sterne CDG, Movement Director Polly Bennett, Associate Director: Sophie Drake.