Full Marx for comedy

Rory Kinnear (Skyfall, Black Mirror) is Marx and Oliver Chris (Silent Witness) is Engels in ‘Young Marx’, a new comedy directed by Nicholas Hytner. Broadcast live from London’s Bridge Theatre, the production reunites the creative team behind the hit comedy ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ and tells the story of a 32-year-old revolutionary, one Karl Heinrich Marx, who’s currently hiding out in Soho. Creditors, spies, rival revolutionary factions and prospective seducers of his beautiful wife all circle Marx like vultures while his friend Engels is in despair about his wasted genius – and it looks as though his only hope is a job on the railway…

Live screenings at Bridgnorth Majestic and Much Wenlock Edge Arts Centre on Thursday 7 December at 7pm – visit reelcinemas.co.uk or edgeartscentre.com.

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