Faust

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an alchemist of German legend who sold his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for knowledge

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Nicolas Tennant as John Faustus is never off the stage and provides a convincing portrait of a man both anguished and having a bit of fun (his skitting of an historic Pope is a case in point).
There will be no Oscar nominations or multi-million pay packets for his portrayal of Dr John Faustus, playwright Christopher Marlowe's notorious lost soul who makes a deal with the devil.