London's Community Theatre 246a Lower Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 8SJ

Network Theatre Company presents:


By John Hodge, directed by John Irvine

Moscow, 1938. A dangerous place to have a sense of humour; even more so a sense of freedom. Mikhail Bulgakov, living among dissidents, stalked by secret police, has both.  And then he’s offered a poisoned chalice: a commission to write a play about Stalin to celebrate his sixtieth birthday.  Inspired by historical fact, Collaborators embarks on a surreal journey into the fevered imagination of the writer as he loses himself in a macabre and disturbingly funny relationship with the omnipotent subject of his drama.

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An amateur production in arrangement with Samuel French


Gilead AmitMikhail Bulgakov, a writer
Lauren EdwardsYelena Bulgakova, his wife
Alan MaddrellJoseph Stalin, a dictator
Nick StaffordVladimir
Owain JonesGrigory
Lee CoppVasilly
Sue SmallPraskovya
Andrew DariusSergei
Alain EnglishDoctor
Alex FarrellNinotchka
Joanna CoultonEva
Alessandra CoyneAnna
Christian SokolovStepan
Jacob TrenerryMoliere


Charlotte MackintoshAssistant Director
Eshani WeerasingheStage Manager
Paul LunnonSet Design and Construction
Alex FarrellLighting Design
Mike WyerSound Design
Alex Farrell and Bernie C ByrnesProps
Rachel WrightLighting Operator
Thomas CheesemanSound Operator