Secret Honor - The Last Testament of Richard M. Nixon

solo performance · bootcamp productions · Ages 14+ · one person show · United Kingdom

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ERNEST KEARNEY thetvolution.com · June 20, 2017
A Gold Medal. A terrific performance in a whirlwind of a play.... full review

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ASHLEY STEED stage raw and la bitter lemons · June 22, 2017
When Trump fired FBI Director James Comey in May, there were immediate comparisons to Nixon and the Sunday Night Massacre. So it’s fitting that UK based company Bootcamp Productions have revived Donald Freed and Arnold M. Stone’s 1983 play. We meet Nixon (Steve Scott) in his study, already drunk on scotch and dictating his memoir into a recorder (the irony of which does not go unnoticed). Acting as his own lawyer, Nixon defends himself to us, The American Jury. The play spirals into the mind of a madman who is a victim of his own desire for power. This is a complex and almost schizophrenic portrayal of a troubled (and guilty) man. The script is peppered with blips of his devotion to his mother, his severe Quaker upbringing, and his recruitme... full review

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