The Abbey The National Theatre presents at the Peacock Theatre 'Sarcophagus' by Vladimir Gubaryev [.] Translated by Michael Glenny [.] Adapted by Michael Birch and Michael Glenny [.] Opening Monday 23 November (4 previews 18-21 November, 1987) [.] Director Patrick Laffan [.] Design Chisato Yoshimi [.] Lighting Tony Wakefield...
|Main Creator:||Peacock Theatre (Dublin, Ireland)|
Poster features an illustration by Brendan Foreman of a fushia pink mushroom cloud with an black and white image in the foreground of the nuclear reactor and turbine building of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant following the disaster. Text printed on verso details cast list, with biographical details concerning Vladimir Gubaryev (with the reproduction of a small image of Gubaryev and the translator Michael Glenny), Patrick Laffan and Chisato Yoshimi. An article by Conor O'Clery, then Moscow correspondent of 'The Irish Times' entitled 'Sarcophagus One' (dated November 1987) is reprinted alongside this, concerning the Chernobyl nuclear accident [which occurred near Pripyat on 26 April 1986]. Vladimir Gubaryev was the first journalist on the scene of the accident at Chernobyl and the first to report it in 'Pravda'; he wrote 'Sarcophagus' in July 1986.
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[Dublin : Peacock Theatre], 1987.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 sheet (2 pp.) : ill., 43.2 x 28 cm.
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