Where: Great Malvern Priory Church
When: 24th April - 8th May (not Sundays) at 7.30 pm
Great Malvern Priory is to be the setting for a modern Mystery
The production will take place inside The Priory which will be
dramatically transformed for the performances. The set reaches almost to the
ceiling and it is anticipated that over a two-week period it will attract a
Rob Swinton, the Director, has written the play especially for
Malvern. He is a Malvern man. He came for a walk on the hills 33 years ago and
never went away. He is a prize-winning professional actor and director, a
member of the Royal National Theatre and has been artistic director of the Stafford
‘It tells the story of the world,’ said Rob, ‘from its beginning
to its end, from God creating the universe to the last trump.’ he said.
‘This is a contemporary story based on historical tradition, but it looks at
life as we live it now.
The specially commissioned music has been composed by the Priory’s
musical director Piers Maxim who has conducted in opera houses throughout
Europe and in New York, Cape Town and Beijing.
The set is designed by John West who won an award for his work on TV’s ‘Victoria’.
This is a play not to be missed! All proceeds from the Play will
go towards the restoration of the Priory stonework together with a generous
grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and from the Elmley Foundation
and Bransford Trust.
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