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The Knight of the Burning Pestle archiveMrs. Herring the grocer s wife may not know much about 'the art of theatre , but she knows what she likes - and she insists upon getting it. She doesn t want to see lewdness, violence, incest and murder - she can get all that at home! She likes valiant knights and heroic quests and damsels in distress and romantic love stories and happy endings - and most of all she likes her husband s apprentice, Ralph...Beaumont and Fletcher were the Two Ronnies of Jacobean theatre and, in their day, more popular and more performed than Shakespeare. In this, the most irreverent of their many collaborations, they joyfully throw together a rich cast of their finest comic creations for an evening of sheer fun. Part of Young Genius Season


Rafe Spall (Rafe), Spencer Brown, Toby Dantzic, Felix Dexter, Ryan Early, Tim Freeman, Robert Galas, Simon Green, Ingrid Lacey, Geoff Leesley, Tim Potter, Dale Superville


Author: Francis Beaumont
Producer(s): Mercury Theatre Company, Young Vic, BITE:05
Director: Anna Mackmin
Design: Jonathan Fensom
Lighting: Paul Anderson

The Knight of the Burning Pestle

The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01374195217. Details of all The Knight of the Burning Pestle archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S223970886

Archive Listings

29 Sep 05
8 Oct 05
Barbican Centre
West End, Greater London
Performance Details => Venue archive
15 Sep 05
24 Sep 05
Mercury Theatre
Colchester, Essex
Performance Details => Venue archive


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