Doctor John Dee was one of the last great free thinkers. He was the ultimate Renaissance man: astrologer, alchemist, mathematician and spy, who provided the inspiration for both Marlowe's Faust and Shakespeare's Prospero, however he has slipped from the pages of history.
The piece is co-commissioned by MIF, ENO and London 2012. It will be premiered as part of the Manchester International festival on 1 July 2011.
Doctor Dee has already been confirmed as part of the Cultural Olympiad and will play at the London Coliseum 25 June - 7 July 2012.
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Norris’s production is an exquisite pageant... A weird and extraordinary feast for eye and earPatrick Marmion
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