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Richmond Theatre

Richmond Theatre

Play, Mon 18 - Sat 23 Feb 2019

Address

The Green,
Richmond,
Surrey,
TW9 1QJ

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 18 - Sat 23 Feb Trial by Laughter
Sun 24 Feb The Carpenters Story
Tue 26 Feb - Sat 2 Mar My Mother Said I Never Should
Sun 3 Mar Ben Fogle - Adventures in the Wilderness
Mon 4 - Sat 9 Mar Art
Mon 11 - Sat 16 Mar The Lady Vanishes

Details

Following critical acclaim for The Wipers Times, Ian Hislop and Nick Newman have once again taken inspiration from real life events for their new play Trial by Laughter.

William Hone, the forgotten hero of free speech, was a bookseller, publisher and satirist. In 1817, he stood trial for ‘impious blasphemy and seditious libel’. The only crime he had committed was to be funny. Worse than that he was funny by parodying religious texts. And worst of all, he was funny about the despotic government and the libidinous monarchy.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 18 - Sat 23 Feb 2019

Prices

See website for details

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 179750  Lat: 51.46211 Long: -0.30384

By car - Approach by the A316. The nearest public car park is at Old Deer Park - free after 6.30pm.
Train/tube - Richmond
Buses - 65, 190, 371, 391, 419, 490, 493, 33, 337, 371, 493, 969, N10, H22, H37, R68, R70, N22.

Parking: with charge

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups