Spellbinding story of Selassie

kathryn-hunter-and-temesgen-zeleke-in-the-emperor-at-the-young-vicphotColin Teevan has created an extraordinary showcase for the chameleonic Kathryn Hunter in this adaptation of Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski’s book about the fall of Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, in 1974. Hunter embodies a dozen of Selassie’s loyal flunkeys, magically switching between them with just the removal of a hat or slump of the shoulders.

Read my full Ham & High review here

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