Patriots

Peter Morgan

If the politicians cannot save Russia, then we businessmen must. We have not just the responsibility but the duty to become Russian heroes.

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9780571379965
Date Published
28.07.2022
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Summary

If the politicians cannot save Russia, then we businessmen must. We have not just the responsibility but the duty to become Russian heroes.

1991. The Fall of the Soviet Union.

With the dawning of a new Russia, there are winners and losers, and today’s patriot can fast become tomorrow’s traitor.

As a new generation of oligarchs fights to seize control, we follow billionaire businessman Boris Berezovsky – the ‘kingmaker’ behind Vladimir Putin – from the president’s inner circle to public enemy number one, in this unflinching story of ambition and the dangers of loyalty and love.

Peter Morgan’s Patriots opened at the Almeida Theatre, London, in July 2022.

Critic Reviews

'Gathering potency, gripping stillness and tension … Patriots looks to the past and traces a line not only around Berezovsky’s rise, fall and final years of exile in Berkshire, but Putin’s transformation from politician to autocrat. … Fascinating.'

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PeterMorgan

Peter Morgan is a writer for stage and screen. As well as receiving Oscar and BAFTA Award nominations for his screenplay for Stephen Frears’ The Queen, Morgan won a host of international awards including Golden Globe, British Independent Film and Evening Standard British Film Awards. The award-winning and Tony-nominated play Frost/Nixon received critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic…

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