The Pope

by Anthony McCarten 
Royal & Derngate (Summer 2019)

Adapted into the Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA nominated screenplay The Two Popes

Anton Lesser
Faith Alabi
Nicholas Woodeson
Lynsey Beaucamp

Composer: Anne Dudley 
Designer: Jonathan Fensom 
Lighting: Charles Balfour 
Sound: David Gregory 
Video: Duncan McLean 
Associate Director: Sarah Stacey 
Casting: Annelie Powell and Stuart Burt
Production Photographs: Manuel Harlan

★★★★ “Directed with exemplary clarity by James Dacre and stirringly acted” The Guardian 

★★★★ “A rhapsodically intense response to an ecclesiastical crisis” The Daily Telegraph

★★★★ “a gift for creating intimate dramas” The Sunday Times

★★★★ “Lesser and Woodeson are, quite simply, divine” WhatsOnStage

★★★★★ “A very timely, masterly and unmissable piece of work” Reviews Hub 

★★★★ “Towering performances here from both actors in an enthralling production” WhatsOnStage

★★★★★ “A fascinating work of art” West End Wilma 

★★★★ “Absorbing new play” The Daily Mail