The Libertine

By Stephen Jeffreys.

1675: London is a hothouse of gossip and intrigue, and at the centre of it all is John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, poet, wit and Restoration hero.

Regularly banished from the court of Charles II for excesses of every kind, his brilliant and sordid life embodied the spirit of the age.

With Bill Nighy as Rochester, James Laurenson, Kim Wall, Keith Drinkel, Richard Pearce, Adjoa Andoh, Marcia Warren, Colleen Prendergast, Gavin Muir, Emma Chambers, Chris Scott and Ioan Meredith.

Director Claire Grove

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By Stephen Jeffreys.

1675: London is a hothouse of gossip and intrigue, and at the centre of it all is John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, poet, wit and Restoration hero.

Regularly banished from the court of Charles II for excesses of every kind, his brilliant and sordid life embodied the spirit of the age.

With Bill Nighy as Rochester, James Laurenson, Kim Wall, Keith Drinkel, Richard Pearce, Adjoa Andoh, Marcia Warren, Colleen Prendergast, Gavin Muir, Emma Chambers, Chris Scott and Ioan Meredith.

Director Claire Grove