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Boris Rex

Boris Rex

by Charlie Dupré 

presented by Falling Sparrow

 

5th - 10th August 

19:45 

£12/£10 

 

 

Part of our Camden Fringe Season 

 

Why I can smile.. and bumble while I smile.

The story of Boris Johnson as a Shakespearean tragicomedy, BORIS REX follows its perfidious anti-hero from the boorish days of Oxford University, right through to a blood-soaked General Election, to spin a murky tale of ambition, back-stabbing and ultimately... a national catastrophe.

Borrowing elements from both Julius Caesar and Richard III, the play fuses original verse with newly-penned pentameters, spoken word, comedy and rap, and a visual aesthetic somewhere between Greek tragedy and dreadful clown.