Trial By Laughter

By Ian Hislop & Nick Newman

Tuesday 05 March 2019 to Saturday 09 March 2019

Devonshire Park Theatre

Ian Hislop and Nick Newman's 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.
 
A Watermill Theatre production.

Times & Prices

Evenings 7.45pm
Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday 2.30pm

Tue - Thur 7.45pm £21 - £26.50
Fri & Sat 7.45pm £22 - £28.50
Wed, Thur & Sat 2.30pm £21, £23

Concessions £1.50 off (Tue-Thu, 7.45pm)
Groups buy over 10 tickets get 10% off (Tue-Thu, 7.45pm)
Friends Of The Devonshire Park Theatre 25% off (First Night Only)

Price inclusive of £1 per ticket booking fee

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