Beat The Devil at the Bridge Theatre

Location: Bridge Theatre

August 27, 2020 - October 31, 2020

Ralph Fiennes stars in Beat The Devil; a covid monologue directed by Nicholas Hytner at the Bridge Theatre.

Covid-19 seems to be a sort of dirty bomb, thrown into the body to cause havoc. 

On the same day that the UK government finally made the first of two decisive interventions that led to a conspicuously late lockdown, David Hare contracted Covid-19. Nobody seemed to know much about it then, and many doctors are not altogether sure they know much more today. Suffering a pageant of apparently random symptoms, Hare recalls the delirium of his illness, which mixed with fear, dream, honest medicine and dishonest politics to create a monologue of furious urgency and power.

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