Jean Blomart, resistance hero and political radical, checks into the attic room of a rundown hotel, without luggage. His only possession is a gun.
The “Left” is dead. While France celebrates the ascendancy of the “Right” outside his window, he watches his dreams turn to dust.
Set in Paris, on the eve of General De Gaulle’s election victory The Blood of Others is a tragic love story – the story of two lives torn apart by the conflict between political idealism and personal needs.
Simon Bent’s recent credits include A Prayer for Owen Meany and The Associate, both for The National Theatre.