Hugh Dennis, Lesley Garrett And John Marquez Lead THE MESSIAH at the Other Palace
Three towering talents play a cast of thousands in this new comedy by the writer of the Olivier Award-winning West End hit The 39 Steps as Patrick Barlow's The Messiah transfers to London's The Other Palace from Monday 3rd December - Saturday 5th January 2018.
Hugh Dennis makes a return to the stage for the first time in over 20 years, and renowned Soprano Lesley Garrett makes her comedy play debut as they star alongside John Marquez in the funniest and most magical nativity you'll ever see.
A traveling theatre troupe of two actors and an opera singer are set to arrive on camel back in venues across the UK to masterfully enact the greatest story ever told. Join the absurdly talented Maurice Rose (Hugh Dennis), the alarmingly unpredictable Ronald Bream RAC (John Marquez), and the distinguished diva Mrs Mrs Leonora Fflyte (Lesley Garrett), in a hilarious Christmas comedy that conjures up the sublime, the ridiculous and the truly angelic.
Joseph, Mary, the Archangel Gabriel, Herod, God and an ox are all authentically portrayed in this vibrant comedy weaving visual invention with a hint of the divine, The Messiah is a love letter to theatre, theology and the great man himself.
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