A Very Expensive Poison
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A Very Expensive Poison Tickets

  • John Crowley (Brooklyn, The Goldfinch) directs Lucy Pebble's (The EffectENRON) re-imagining of Luke Harding's A Very Expensive Poison, a jaw-dropping exposé of the events behind the notorious death of Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko at The Old Vic.
    Casting has now been revealed and includes Tom Brooke (The Bodyguard), MyAnna Buring (Strangers on a Train, West End), Reece Shearsmith (League of Gentlemen) and Peter Polycarpou (Birds of a Feather).
    A shocking assassination in the heart of London. In a bizarre mix of high-stakes global politics and radioactive villainy, a man pays with his life. 
    At this time of global crises and a looming new Cold War, A Very Expensive Poison sends us careering through the shadowy world of international espionage from Moscow to Mayfair.
    At The Old Vic from 24 August to 5 October 2019, book your A Very Expensive Poison tickets today!
    Please note: 
    *Recommended for ages 12+
    **This production includes Flashing lights, loud noise (gunfire), smoke and haze, tobacco and herbal cigarette smoke, some strong language and some mild sexual references (if there are theses you find particularly upsetting, please speak to one of The Old Vic team.
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