Get to know the ‘man Je­sus’ through Si­mon

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ROS Povey, Zoë Simp­son and Seabright Pro­duc­tions present Si­mon Cal­low in the Lyric The­atre Belfast pro­duc­tion of The Man Je­sus by Matthew Hurt, di­rected by Joseph Al­ford.

This ex­tra­or­di­nary play looks back 2,000 years to wit­ness key mo­ments in the life of ‘the man Je­sus,’ through the eyes of the peo­ple who knew him.

Si­mon Cal­low, one of Bri­tain’s best-loved ac­tors, per­forms this fresh and mov­ing ac­count of bib­li­cal sto­ries in­clud­ing the rais­ing of Lazarus, the wed­ding at Cana and the jour­ney to Jerusalem.

His pow­er­ful por­trayal of the tyrants, traitors and mad­men in Je­sus’ life asks peo­ple of all faiths and none, what sort of a man was able to in­spire the his­tory of the world?

Thought-pro­vok­ing, thrilling and full of wit, this pro­duc­tion pre­miered to great ac­claim at Belfast’s Lyric The­atre, and now em­barks on a strictly limited UK tour. What? The Man Je­sus When? Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 17 at

7.30pm Where? Ayles­bury Wa­ter­side The­atre, Ex­change Street, Ayles­bury, HP20 1UG Cost? £21.50 to £29.40 Call: 0844 871 7607 Visit: www.at­gtick­ets.com/Ayles­bury

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