For The Time Being - A Christmas Oratorio

W H Auden's postwar passion play is a modern mystery cycle which reinterprets faith for those exposed to the horrors of the Second World War.

Narrator....Rufus Sewell

Mary....Emma Noakes

Joseph....John Dougall

Gabriel....Saikat Ahamed

Herod....Joseph Kloska

Wise Man 1....John Rowe

Wise Man 2....Rudolph Walker

Wise Man 3....Peter Marinker

Shepherd 1....Gerard Mcdermott

Shepherd 2....Mark Straker

Shepherd 3....Paul Richard Biggin

Rachel....Bethan Walker

Fugal-Chorus....Tracy Wiles

Recitative....Damian Lynch

Child....Grainne Hails

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole, David Hunter and Conor Lennon.

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W H Auden's postwar passion play is a modern mystery cycle which reinterprets faith for those exposed to the horrors of the Second World War.

Narrator....Rufus Sewell

Mary....Emma Noakes

Joseph....John Dougall

Gabriel....Saikat Ahamed

Herod....Joseph Kloska

Wise Man 1....John Rowe

Wise Man 2....Rudolph Walker

Wise Man 3....Peter Marinker

Shepherd 1....Gerard Mcdermott

Shepherd 2....Mark Straker

Shepherd 3....Paul Richard Biggin

Rachel....Bethan Walker

Fugal-Chorus....Tracy Wiles

Recitative....Damian Lynch

Child....Grainne Hails

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole, David Hunter and Conor Lennon.