The Warden by Anthony Trollope - Upstairs at Gatehouse

Traffic Of The Stage presents The Warden, by Anthony Trollope, adapted by David Witherow, at the Upstairs at the Gatehouse, a fringe venue in Highgate, north London, from 11 to 30 Sep 2012.

Directed by Harry Meacher, designed by Bryan Hands, cast includes Simon Brandon, James Butler Laura Hanna , Bryan Hands, Andrew McRobb, Semane Parsons, Lindsey Readman, Roger Sansom, Tim Thomas, Andrew Wickes, Jonson Wilkinson.

Set in the 1850’s. Zealous young reformer John Bold goes to the nation’s most powerful newspaper with allegations of corruption in the cathedral city of Barchester. His action sparks off a series of conflicts which result in a crisis of conscience for Septimus Harding, the unworldly Warden of the cathedral’s alms houses as he unexpectedly becomes the centre of a public controversy, caught between powerful conflicting forces.

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