Henry Cyril Paget, the 5th Marquis of Anglesey was born in 1875.
Poised to inherit the Empire, he instead burned brightly, briefly and transvestitely; blowing his family’s godlike wealth on putting on sparkling, diamond-studded plays… with him in them… to which nobody came.
When he died, his family burnt every record of his life they could find, and carried on as if he’d never been.
Seiriol Davies' hilarious, fierce and fabulous costume drama musical extravaganza comes to the Young Vic after a hit run at Ovalhouse in 2016. (Most reviews from 2016)
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