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New Vic Theatre to stage The Three Musketeers as their Christmas show
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New Vic Theatre to stage The Three Musketeers as their Christmas show

Staffordshire’s New Vic Theatre will stage a brand-new version of the Alexandre Dumas classic The Three Musketeers as their Christmas 2024 show. Arguably Dumas’ best-known tale, The Three Musketeers was one of over 250 novels penned by the French writer, and the story of brave French swordsmen fighting for justice has been loved by generations of readers since it was published in 1844.    It’s a stirring story about friendship, social mobility and courage remaining one of the greatest adventure stories ever told as d’Artagnan, Athos, Porthos, Aramis and the mysterious Milady de Winter try to do what is right. There have been numerous translations, adaptations and abridgements of the novel from the Douglas Fairbanks silent film through several BBC series to Hollywood...
The Three Musketeers – attempted by FoolHardy
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The Three Musketeers – attempted by FoolHardy

This classic swashbuckling tale is brought to life in a mix of audio play and animation. Add to that a sprinkling of “behind the scenes” moments as the company present their production “Live” online. It is guaranteed to raise a smile. Alongside the main tale there is a sub story of a small theatre company putting on the audio play. This makes room for some of the comedy as the script writing by David Du Lesley (played by Anthony Eden) gives rise to issues from the cast and guest Narrator Robert Lindsey has plenty to say to the hapless Director/Writer/Actor David. There are also humorous topical references relating to online meetings. These fleeting nods are eased in beautifully without referring to the “current situation”.  Although the animation is billed as optional, it adds ...
Robert Lindsay to star in a brand new online comedy of The Three Musketeers
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Robert Lindsay to star in a brand new online comedy of The Three Musketeers

The classic tale of The Three Musketeers is brought to you by the inconceivable, unimaginable and fantastical FoolHardy Theatre… a company with questionable theatrical training, no experience and no taste. What could possibly go wrong? Audio and animation are brought together in this swashbuckling adventure. Expect sword fights, deception and a right royal romance as we take you back to the regal splendour of 17th century France in this exciting, madcap comedy. Click the image above to book. *Contains affiliate link The Three Musketeers is a new online farce written by Sydney Stevenson and starring Robert Lindsay. A percentage of profits will also be donated to the Royal Theatrical Fund. Tickets are on-sale from 10am on the 16th March and can be purchased by clicking the im...