190 min | NR
Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner John Lithgow takes the title role in Arthur Wing Pinero’s uproarious Victorian farce, directed by Olivier Award winner Timothy Sheader. In a similar vein to the National Theatre’s smash hit classic comedies She Stoops to Conquer and London Assurance, THE MAGISTRATE is sure to have audiences doubled up with laughter. When amiable magistrate Posket marries Agatha, little does he realise she’s dropped five years from her age — and her son’s. When her deception looks set to be revealed, it sparks a series of hilarious indignities and outrageous mishaps.
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