The following post expounds in more detail on the play.
The play tells the story of the final days of General Charles Gordon, the governor of the Sudan, who died during the end of one of the longest sieges in history on 24th January 1885, two days before the British expeditionary force reached Khartoum. The inhabitants of Khartoum were killed by the Mahdist forces; how Gordon died is uncertain because of contradictory eyewitness accounts. His last journal entry, dated…Continue
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