Years of performance: November and December 2012

One Hour Eighteen Minutes

Following the success of the staged reading in 2011, Sputnik staged a full production of the cult hit from Russia, ONE HOUR EIGHTEEN MINUTES by Elena Gremina from 13 November to 1st of December, 2012, at the New Diorama Theatre in London.

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    Sputnik is a British theatre company dedicated to sourcing, translating and producing new Russian drama for British audiences.

    There are several strands to Sputnik's work including:
    - producing new Russian plays in the UK
    - programming and organising the Russian Theatre Festival in London
    - developing Russian playwriting through commissions and exchanges
    - outreach work bringing drama to disadvantaged young people
    - cultural events with Russian literature and music

    Why Russia?
    Russia has a history of theatrical innovation. Russian playwrights have played a significant role in shaping modern European theatre.

    Contemporary playwriting in Russia has been going through an important and innovative period since 1991 with a prolific output by predominantly young dramatists.

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