September 18-October 25, 2003
The Royal Court Theatre
Co-stars: Francesca Annis, Nicholas le Prevost
Rosa and Eric Sabato are exiles. They were imprisoned, tortured and finally expelled from Chile by the Pinochet regime in 1974. She is a war correspondent and he is an analyst. Twenty years later in Paris, Rosa’s novel, Present Shadow, has just been published. It is the first time she has drawn from the experience of the coup, when their son was taken away from them. Twenty years later they still can’t find him.
Lars Norén is one of Sweden’s leading playwrights and also artistic director of Riks Drama at Riksteatern, Stockholm. BLOOD premiered at Denmark’s Betty Nansen Teatret, Copenhagen in 1995. Translated by Maja Zade and directed by James MacDonald.
Tom Hardy endows the demanding Luca with an intemperate rage – The Guardian review