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The Hypocrite

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Richard Bean

Published by Oberon

Large Mixed Cast
A riotous new comedy from award-winning playwright Richard Bean, author of One Man, Two Guvnors

It's April 1642

Sir John Hotham, Governor of Hull, is charged by Parliament to secure the arsenal at Hull and deny entry to King Charles I

If only it were that simple

With a Royalist siege outside the city walls and the rebellion of the mob within, Civil War seems inevitable

And losing his head more than probable

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"The Hypocrite serves as a scabrous, bawdy, witty, often flagrantly silly love-letter to Hull and its purported place in a crucial moment of national history ... it hits the bull's-eye...Richard Bean returns to One Man, Two Guvnors form with a brilliantly entertaining new farce" ~ Telegraph ★★★★

'For those who saw Bean's hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors there's a similarly impish sense of fun here. It's full of daft wordplay with plenty of misunderstanding of the Hull accent and gags that play on local knowledge... It's a delight' ~ Hull Daily Mail ★★★★

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