An intimate and exclusive reading of this new black comedy followed by a champagne supper with: Mark Rylance, Stephen Fry, Ben Miller, John Sessions, Dominic West & Friends at the Middle Temple Hall, London, EC4.
8th January 2015 6.30 pm
A very special evening in aid of the charity Survival International and the Middle Temple Library Rare Book Sponsorship Programme.
reception hosted by Laurent Perrier to welcome you,
a one-hour play reading by the cast, in the glorious and historic surroundings of London’s Middle Temple Hall. Then it’s a buffet dinner and a chance to chat with some of the cast and our celebrity supporters.
This NEW play by Bruce McKay covers the life of Bartolomé de las Casas the 16th century Spanish Bishop & “Protector of the Indies”. Now revered globally, he was the first indigenous human rights protestor, who fought both church and state to stop atrocities in the New World.
Our cast is led by Mark Rylance, (three -times “Tony” winner, star of “Jerusalem” & the new face of BBC’s Wolf Hall), to be joined by Stephen Fry, John Sessions (The Iron Lady, The Good Shepherd, Gangs of New York), Ben Miller (Death in Paradise, Johnny English, Doctor Who), Mark Strong (Our Friends in the North, The Guard, The Imitation Game, View From the Bridge, nominated for Evening Standard Best Actor 2014) and Dominic West (BAFTA Best Actor winner, star of "The Wire”, “Appropriate Adult”, “Burton & Taylor”).
Buy your tickets quickly! This is a one-off & exclusive event. Tickets are £125.00 per person for the evening, all inclusive (champagne reception and buffet supper).