by Charlie Dupré
presented by Falling Sparrow
5th - 10th August
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.