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Trial By Laughter

Trial By Laughter

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.

There will be a post-show Question and Answer session with Ian Hislop and Nick Newman on Tuesday evening.

 

Make the most of your visit to the theatre with our two-course Pre-Show Lunch or Supper in Matcham's Restaurant for just £13.90, or avoid the queues in the bar by booking a space in our exclusive VIP Directors' Lounge for only £10 per person, including canapés and a complimentary drink.

Book Tickets

Time Date Venue
19:30 Mon 12/11/2018 Everyman Theatre Main House
19:30 Tue 13/11/2018 Everyman Theatre Main House
19:30 Wed 14/11/2018 Everyman Theatre Main House
14:00 Thu 15/11/2018 Everyman Theatre Main House
19:30 Thu 15/11/2018 Everyman Theatre Main House
19:30 Fri 16/11/2018 Everyman Theatre Main House
14:00 Sat 17/11/2018 Everyman Theatre Main House
19:30 Sat 17/11/2018 Everyman Theatre Main House

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