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Habeas Corpus

Playing until 27 Feb 2022

Menier Chocolate Factory

The antics of the Wicksteed home are a darkly satirical merry-go-round in Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus. Family, friends and the quest for sexual pleasures of the body ("corpus") are the ruling passions in this farcical comedy of ill-manners.
Habeas Corpus at the Menier Chocolate Factory

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Synopsis


The antics of the Wicksteed home are a darkly satirical merry-go-round in Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus.


Family, friends and the quest for sexual pleasures of the body ("corpus") are the ruling passions in this farcical comedy of ill-manners.


Through an escapade of mistaken identities and carnal encounters, one motto holds fast: "He whose lust lasts, lasts longest."


Background information, advisory warnings


Age suitability: Not available


Multi-award-winning playwright Alan Bennett is also a screenwriter, actor and author.


His other works for the stage include The History Boys, The Habit of Art, The Lady in the Van, Talking Heads, The Madness of George III, Kafka's Dick, Enjoy & The Old Country.



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London SE1 1RU

Box office tel: 020 7378 1713

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 3 December 2021

Press night:Monday 13 December 2021

Closes:Sunday 27 February 2022

Performance days & times


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Running time: To be confirmed

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Creatives


Author: Alan Bennett
Composer: Adam Cork
Director: Patrick Marber
Designer: Richard Hudson
Costume designer: Richard Howell
Sound: Adam Cork

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