Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN

by Michael Frayn
Mon 12 - Sat 17 July 2021
Tickets £20-£35 *

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Michael Frayn’s multi award-winning masterwork is a dazzling exploration of two brilliant minds and their motives. 

In Nazi occupied Copenhagen in 1941, a clandestine encounter took place between two Nobel Prize winning physicists, Dane Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, a German. The men were old friends and long-term colleagues, but now found themselves on opposite sides of the divide.

Under the watchful eye of Bohr's wife, Margrethe, the two men debate and exchange their transformative ideas, which had huge implications for both the Nazis and the Allies, and for our world today. 

This totally absorbing historical detective story, conjured from a smattering of scientific facts, is a daring, fascinating and stimulating drama that enjoyed a hugely acclaimed run at the National Theatre, before transferring to the West End and Broadway and winning the 2000 Tony Award for Best Play.

Running Time

TBC

Age Guidance

12+

Tickets

Monday - Saturday, 7.30pm
and Thursday & Saturday, 2.30pm: £20/£25/£30/£35 *

* All ticket prices include a £3 per ticket booking fee

Malcolm Sinclair
Malcolm Sinclair

Malcolm Sinclair was Olivier Award nominated for his roles as Eisenhower in Pressure and Major Flack in Privates on Parade. His distinguished career includes regular appearances for the RSC and National Theatre, film roles in Casino Royale and V for Vendetta and Judge John Deed, Silk and Parade’s End on television.

Haydn Gwynne
Haydn Gwynne

Haydn Gwynne is one of our most popular stage and screen actors. She rose to fame as news editor
Alex in Drop The Dead Donkey and recently played Camilla in The Windsors. Notable stage credits include a multi-award winning role in Billy Elliot the Musical, The Audience and Coriolanus for the RSC.

Philip Arditti
Philip Arditti

Philip Arditti 's recent credits include all of Shakespeare’s history plays at the Globe Theatre and As You Like It and Salome at the National Theatre. Screen credits include The Danish Girl, Ripper Street and Game of Thrones.

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