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REVIEW: Ben Hur, Westacre Theatre




And now, as they say, for something completely different ... as we settled into our seats at the opening night of the latest production from the award-winning Westacre Theatre company we little realised what we were about to witness.

Imagine, if you will, a mix of Monty Python, Carry on films, traditional pantomime and Kenny Everett and you have a little idea of the action on stage in this clever interpretation of Patrick Barlow's play, Ben Hur.

And what an hilarious belly-laugh of an evening on Thursday, it proved to be as a cast of just four retold the epic bibical tale of Ben Hur, with each player portraying variousdifferent roles in this all-action, fast paced production sharply directed by David Connor.


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