Thu, 01 Sept

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The Cockpit Theatre

Edward Lambert's The Burning Question

Director: Jim Osman Design: Alexa Moore Arianna: Rosalind Dobson (soprano) The Pope: Arlene Belli (mezzo-soprano) Ignacio: Daniel Gray Bell (tenor) ​S. Pietro: Samuel Lom (bass) ​Piano duet: Susan Norman & Elspeth Wilkes

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Edward Lambert's The Burning Question

Time & Location

01 Sept, 20:30 BST

The Cockpit Theatre, The Cockpit, Gateforth St, London NW8 8EH, UK

About the event

Attended by a demonic manservant and an angelic maid, the first female Pope has died. She now wants nothing less than a cosy retirement in paradise, but Someone has other ideas and the elevator going upwards gets stuck. It's a Day of Wrath! What does St Peter, the Caretaker, know? Does he hold the key to the plot? Accompanied by piano duet and a choir of heavenly voices, this is a satire that confronts the ridiculous, the sublime, love, death and comic opera all at the same time.

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