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'Racing Demon' follows the lives of four Church of England clergy endeavouring to do their work. The battle to spread the 'word' becomes a race against time as the ever-changing needs a society force them into adopting very different roles for which they have considerably less aptitude! It is this climate of confusion that the heart-warming the Reverend Lionel Espy and his team struggle to make sense of their assignment, exacerbated by the arrival of a zealous young curate intent on putting the Church and the world to rights..Performers David Hare (The Reverend Lionel Espy), Paapa Essiedu (The Reverend Tony Ferris), Anthony Calf (The Right Reverend Charie Allen Bishop of Southwark), Ian Geder (The Reverend Harry Henderson), Rebecca Night (Frances Parnell), Sam Alexander (The Reverend Donal 'Streaky' Bacon), William Chubb (The Right Reverend Gilbert Heffernan Bishop of Kingston), Michell Bonnard (Stella Marr), Amanda Root (Heather Espy), Andrew Fraser (Ewan Gilmour), Ashey Russell (Tommy Adair).
Author David Hare. Producer Theatre Royal Bath. Director Jonathan Church. Design Simon Higlett. Lighting Tim Mitchell. Sound Fergus O'Hare. Music Matthew Scott. Director Celine Lowenthal (assistant. Director Gabrielle Dawes (CDG - Casting Director).
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