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Henry V – Middle Temple Hall, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Ben Horslen and John Risebero Composer/Musical Director: Christopher Peake Reviewer: Michael Gray   This unique staging of Henry V premièred last year in the Temple Church. Now, before setting off on a tour of English Cathedrals, it's moved around the corner to the equally evocative Middle Temple Hall, one of the very few performance spaces still ...

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Vanity Fair – Middle Temple Hall, London

Vanity Fair

Writer: William Makepeace Thackeray (Adaptor: Declan Donnellan) Director: Hal Chambers Reviewer: Leon Paul   This production of Vanity Fair is adapted by Declan Donnellan from William Makepeace Thackeray’s satirical novel of 1847 about society in early 19thCentury Britain. The story takes us from London to India via Brussels and the battle of Waterloo, all from the relative comfort of the ...

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A Christmas Carol – Middle Temple Hall, London

Christ Courtenay and David Burt in Antic Disposition's A Christmas Carol

  Book and Lyrics: Ben Horslen and John Risebero Music: Christopher Peake Director: Ben Horslen and John Risebero Reviewer: Maryam Philpott   A Christmas Carol is probably the second most famous Christmas story – behind a slightly more influential tale about a baby, three wise men and a stable – and the reason that it has lasted so long is ...

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A Christmas Carol – Middle Temple Hall, London

Writer: Charles Dickens Adaptor and Lyrics: Ben Horslen and John Risebero Musical Director: Carôle Carpenter Director: Ben Horslen Reviewer: Jenni Rymer [Rating:5] Christmas has most certainly arrived in the form of the Antic Dispositions’ production of Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol.’ The production is set in the beautiful surroundings of Middle Temple Hall, a venue full of literary history. It ...

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