The Messiah
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848428072Publication Date:
6 Dec 2018
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Ebook, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788501293Publication Date:
6 Dec 2018
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
This revised version: UK tour 2018

The Messiah

By Patrick Barlow

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The funniest and most magical Nativity you will ever see.

A travelling troupe of two actors and an opera singer arrive by donkey to masterfully, movingly and miraculously enact the greatest story ever told.

The absurdly talented Maurice Rose, the alarmingly unpredictable Ronald Bream RAC, and the distinguished diva Mrs Leonora Fflyte play a cast of thousands in a Christmas comedy that conjures up the sublime, the ridiculous and the truly angelic.

Patrick Barlow's The Messiah was first performed to universal acclaim by the National Theatre of Brent in 1983, and revived at the Bush Theatre, London, in 2000. This new version, with additional material by Julian Hough, Jude Kelly and John Ramm, was published alongside a major touring production in 2018, starring Hugh Dennis, John Marquez and Lesley Garrett, which was seen at venues around the country including Birmingham Repertory Theatre and The Other Palace, London.

Press Quotes

'I haven't laughed so much at any other show this festive season… an appealing sprinkling of the old-fashioned magic and, dare I say it, message of Christmas'

Evening Standard

'Splendidly silly'

The Stage

'Ridiculously funny yet gloriously exhilarating'


'Inspired silliness... unalloyed pleasure'

Paperback,96 pages ISBN: 9781848428072Publication Date:
6 Dec 2018
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Ebook,96 pages ISBN: 9781788501293Publication Date:
6 Dec 2018
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Patrick Barlow:

The Wonder of Sex
Love Upon the Throne

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