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Photos: CHINESE WHISPERS Opens Tonight at Greenwich Theatre


A Victorian confidence trickster whose exploits would leave Del Boy and Arthur Daley speechless is the fascinating subject of a comedy drama having its world premiere at Greenwich Theatre from July 13-23.

Check out a first look at the show below!

Chinese Whispers is based on the bizarre life of Sir Edmund Backhouse, a confidence trickster of the Victorian age who pulled off audacious swindles against entire nations. A highly comic look at the notorious exploits of a man who claimed to have salacious affairs with everyone from Oscar Wilde to the Empress Dowager Cixi of China.

For more details and ticket prices go to or call 020 8858 4447.

Photos courtesy of Greenwich Theatre

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