DOI: 10.5040/9780571291045.00000082
Roles: Male (4) , Female (1) , Neutral (0)

In 1958, actress Coral Browne met a spy in Moscow. And not just any spy – the exiled English spy, Guy Burgess, whom she visits in his seedy flat in Russia’s capital.

Based on true events, Bennett’s play offers a portrait of betrayal and morality that ultimately focuses on one’s man desire to be alone and the consequences of that desire.

An Englishman Abroad premiered at the Royal National Theatre, London, in December 1988.

From Alan Bennett Plays 2

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Faber and Faber

Alan Bennett

ISBN: 9780571194421

Series: Faber Drama

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