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6th October 1973. Golda Meir has become Prime Minister of Israel in her seventies. Syrian and Egyptian troops are massing on Israel's borders, but despite eleven warnings of impending war in the past month, the Israeli cabinet have not called up the reserve. In Florida, Richard Nixon awaits the final verdict of the Washington Appeal court on his objections to surrendering the Watergate Tapes. In New York, Henry Kissinger is about to be woken at his room in the Waldorf Astoria, with news of a new Middle East War. Jonathan Myerson's drama investigates how domestic and international politics were about to combine, to change the Middle East forever.

Producer/Director Jonquil Panting.

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6th October 1973.

Golda Meir has become Prime Minister of Israel in her seventies.

Syrian and Egyptian troops are massing on Israel's borders, but despite eleven warnings of impending war in the past month, the Israeli cabinet have not called up the reserve.

In Florida, Richard Nixon awaits the final verdict of the Washington Appeal court on his objections to surrendering the Watergate Tapes.

In New York, Henry Kissinger is about to be woken at his room in the Waldorf Astoria, with news of a new Middle East War.

Jonathan Myerson's play investigates how domestic and international politics were about to combine, to change the Middle East forever.

Henry Kissinger - Henry Goodman

Richard Nixon - Peter Marinker

Golda Meir - Sara Kestelman

Simcha Dinitz/Al Haig - Kerry Shale

Anatoly Dobrynin - Ewan Bailey

James Schelsinger - Sam Dale

Jacob Javits - Sean Baker

with Christine Kavanagh.

Producer/Director Jonquil Panting.

Jonathan Myerson's play explores pressures on US diplomacy in the 1973 Middle East War.

6th October 1973. Golda Meir has become Prime Minister of Israel in her seventies. Syrian and Egyptian troops are massing on Israel's borders, but despite eleven warnings of impending war in the past month, the Israeli cabinet have not called up the reserve. In Florida, Richard Nixon awaits the final verdict of the Washington Appeal court on his objections to surrendering the Watergate Tapes. In New York, Henry Kissinger is about to be woken at his room in the Waldorf Astoria, with news of a new Middle East War. Jonathan Myerson's drama investigates how domestic and international politics were about to combine, to change the Middle East forever.