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Ben Hur, Tricycle Theatre

Hollywood took 365 speaking parts, 50,000 extras and 78 horses to tell this epic tale in 1959; here at the Tricycle, it’s a cast of four and some enterprising puppet work. Playwright Patrick Barlow, following up global hit The 39 Steps, … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week

In a busy week on theartsdesk Maggie Smith hits the big screen, London Jazz Festival, Dawn French, Derren Brown and four-person Ben Hur. Read my full theartsdesk newsletter here

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