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Staged Messiah: full cast announced

The Apostles are desolate at the loss of their charismatic leader, with their faith put to the ultimate test. Yet from the depths of such despair comes renewed conviction: theirs is a mission to redeem the world by sharing the news of Jesus’s life and death with all humanity.

In collaboration with the Bristol old Vic and director Tom Morris (The Crucible) emerges a powerfully dramatized and accessible account of Handel's profound religious masterpiece Messiah.

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Thu 23rd Feb 2017

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Fri 9th Dec 2016

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Tue 6th Dec 2016

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Wed 23rd Nov 2016

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Wed 2nd Nov 2016

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Wed 14th Sep 2016

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Wed 1st Jun 2016

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Fri 1st Apr 2016

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