Barn Theatre Club presents

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Racing Demon

by David Hare
Directed by David Thompson
Associate Producer Tiffany While
26th April – 4th May 1996

Rightly referred to as a ‘masterpiece’, this award-winning play is the first in David Hare’s trilogy in which each play deals with the crises facing a great British institution. Racing Demon addresses many of the problems facing the Church of England by telling the story of an inner-city team of clergymen whose liberal-minded approach is challenged by the arrival of a young curate. As the team, together and individually, strive to make sense of their role and purpose in the local community, they attract the concern and attention of the Church establishment.

Racing Demon is a play of considerable dramatic power — very moving and at times highly amusing.

Part of the Barn’s 1995-1996 Season.


Directed by
David Thompson
Associate Producer
Tiffany While


The Clergy
The Rev Lionel Espy
The Rt Rev Charlie Allen, Bishop of Southwark
The Rev Tony Ferris
The Rev Donald ‘Streaky’ Bacon
The Rev Harry Henderson
The Rt Rev Gilbert Hefferman, Bishop of Kingston
The Laity
Frances Parnell
Stella Marr
Heather Espy
Ewan Gilmour
Tommy Adair


Set Design
Lighting Design
Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Lighting Operator
Poster Design
Production Secretary

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