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Hugh Dennis, Lesley Garrett and John Marquez

Hugh Dennis, Lesley Garrett and John Marquez

Opening night: Hugh Dennis and the cast of The Messiah

First Published 19 December 2018, Last Updated 20 December 2018

Last week, we spoke to Hugh Dennis, Lesley Garrett and John Marquez – a trio otherwise known as “the cast of The Messiah“, the hilarious nativity comedy playing at The Other Palace.

And following a raucous opening night for the comedy – a show to sav[i]our – we chatted to them all about it. Take a look below.


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Billed as the funniest and most magical nativity you’ll see this winter, The Messiah has arrived at the Victoria venue at the culmination of a UK tour, telling the hilarious story of three masterful performers travelling the country to enact the greatest story ever told.

And between them, the absurdly talented Maurice Rose (Dennis), the alarmingly unpredictable Ronald Bream RAC (Marquez), and the operatic diva Mrs Doreen Small (Garrett), all conjure up the sublime, the ridiculous – and the truly angelic.


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