Every Book In The World

A Victorian road movie, Nick Warburton?s play is a study in obsession.

The real-life Victorian bibliomaniac, Sir Thomas Phillipps, aimed to own a copy of every book in the world.

But his mania came at a price.

Sir Thomas Phillipps....Benjamin Whitrow

Elizabeth Phillipps....Lia Williams

Herbert....Peter Gunn.

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A Victorian road movie, Nick Warburton?s play is a study in obsession.

The real-life Victorian bibliomaniac, Sir Thomas Phillipps, aimed to own a copy of every book in the world.

But his mania came at a price.

Sir Thomas Phillipps....Benjamin Whitrow

Elizabeth Phillipps....Lia Williams

Herbert....Peter Gunn.Sir Thomas Phillipps aimed to own a copy of every book in the world.

His mania came at a price.

Drama starring Benjamin Whitrow.

Sir Thomas Phillipps aimed to own a copy of every book in the world.

Sir Thomas Phillipps aimed to own a copy of every book in the world. His mania came at a price. Drama starring Benjamin Whitrow.