Description: World premiere stage adaptation of Giles Foden’s award-winning novel and subsequent, Oscar-winning film.
Dates/Venues: Sheffield Crucible theatre 20th September – 13th October 2018. West End 2018.
Synopsis: A riveting account of power and responsibility; this stage version offers an electrifying tale of complicity with atrocity. Stripping the novel back to its core, it will focus on the relationship between the hapless ambiguous physician Nicholas Garrigan (played by James McAvoy in the film) and the capricious psychotic yet charming figure of Idi Amin (played by Forest Whitaker – Oscar win for Best Actor).
Based on the novel by Giles Foden
Adapted by Steve Waters