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The Comic Illusion

Ranjit Bolt's reworking of Pierre Corneille's classic comedy. An old man seeks his estranged son with the help of a wizard. The magician shows the grieving father the boy's recent life in the form of an action-packed comedy adventure.

Matamore ..... John Sessions
Alcandre ..... Richard Johnson
Clindor ..... Michael Maloney
Isabelle ..... Hattie Morahan
Gļæ½ronte ..... Benjamin Whitrow
Adraste ..... Pip Torrens
Lyse ..... Rosie Fellner
Pridamant ..... Paul Moriarty
Dorante ..... Simon Bubb
Jailer ..... James Lailey
Page ..... Jonathan Forbes
Empress, Queen ..... Victoria Inez-Hardy

Original music composed and performed by Russell Taylor and Steve Cooke

Director: Peter Kavanagh.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 27 May 2012 20:30

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