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Arena

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The Emperor by RYSZARD KAPUSCINSKI
Arena presents JONATHAN MILLER 'S acclaimed production for the Royal
Court Theatre. Adapted for the stage and television by MICHAEL HASTINGS and JONATHAN MILLER
Translated by WILLIAM R. BRAND and KATARZYNA
MROCZKOWSKA-BRAND Haile Selassie , Emperor of Ethiopia, was one of the great enigmatic figures of the century.
Five actors bring to life memories of the corruption and double-dealing at the emperor's palace just before his final overthrow.
Theatre set and costume design RICHARD HUDSON
Set design adapted for television ALAN SPALDING
Produced and directed by JONATHAN MILLER

Contributors

Unknown: Ryszard Kapuscinski
Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Television By: Michael Hastings
Television By: Jonathan Miller
Translated By: William R. Brand
Unknown: Mroczkowska-Brand Haile Selassie
Directed By: Jonathan Miller
Und: Ben Onwukwe
Hulet: Nabil Shaban
Fost: Stefan Kalipha
Arat: Hepburn Graham
Amset: Okon Jones

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