Eddie Redmayne (pictured) and Matthew Marsh star in the timely exploration of the tension between liberalism and fundamentalism in American politics (See 1st Night Photos, 12 Sep 2008). On election night, things are looking rosy for the Democratic party. But as the likely President-elect (Marsh), his wife, advisors and 20-year-old son watch the results roll in, controversial photos of John Jr (Redmayne) are gathering momentum on the internet and the press team are working on damage limitation. Father and son must reach an agreement.
The cast also features Nancy Crane, Adam James, Pamela Nomvete and Domhnall Gleeson. The premiere production of Now or Later is directed by Royal Court artistic director Dominic Cooke and designed by Hildegard Bechtler, with lighting by Charles Balfour and sound by Ian Dickinson.
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- by Terri Paddock