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Last Confession, The

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About the Show Less...

When Pope John Paul I is found dead, just 33 days after his election, only Cardinal Benelli steps forward to challenge his enemies. Read More >

David Suchet in The Last ConfessionWhen Pope John Paul I is found dead, just 33 days after his election, the circumstances appear suspicious when it is revealed that, on the night before his death, he warned three of his most influential but hostile cardinals that they would be replaced. When the Vatican refuses to investigate the death, only Cardinal Benelli steps forward to challenge the deceased’s enemies.

David Suchet – star of Poirot and Maxwell on television, and Once In A Lifetime and Man And Boy on stage – leads the cast of the production which sold out its run at the Chichester Festival Theatre.

For more about this production please read the First Night Feature or The Big Interview with David Suchet.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 28/06/2007

Opening Night: 02/07/2007

Closing Night: 15/09/2007

Running time: 2h30

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Cast & Creative


David Suchet, Michael Jayston, Richard O'Callaghan, Roger May, Bernard Lloyd, Stuart Milligan, Clifford Rose, Charles Kay, John Franklyn-Robbins, Bruce Purchase, Michael Cronin, Joseph Mydell, Joseph Long, Paul Foster, Maroussia Frank, Christopher Mellows


Director - David Jones

Producer - Duncan C Weldon and Paul Elliott for Triumph Entertainment Ltd

Designer - William Dudler

Lighting Designer - Peter Mumford

Author - Roger Crane

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