Habeas Corpus

First Performed: June 1996

Donmar Warehouse. 5th June – 27th July 1996.

The aging Dr Arthur Wicksteed pursues a nubile patient, Felicity Rumpers. Wicksteed’s wife, Muriel, is lusting after the charming head of the BMA, Sir Percy Shorter, who, as well as being Wicksteed’s old rival, turns out to be Felicity’s father.

Hugh played Canon Throbbing.


Alan Bennett


Jim Broadbent, Brenda Blethyn, John Padden, Sarah Woodward, Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Natalie Walter, Jason Watkins, Nicholas Woodeson, Stewart Permutt


Sam Mendes

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