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by Barry Collins

An epic monologue (three hours with no interval) telling a true story of murder and cannibalism... During the Second World War seven soviet officers were imprisoned in the cellar of a hilltop monastery in Poland.  Sixty days later only two were rescued.  They had survived by killing and eating their comrades.  The two crazed men were fed and then shot.  But what if one of them had been sane enough to describe and defend his actions... 

George Dillon's performance as the 'normal' cannibal, retelling and defending his actions before his judges, has been hailed by the author as quite unlike any other for its uncompromising intensity. Although not listed in the programme, Judgement was a hit at the 1991 Edinburgh Festival and toured the UK in Spring 1992.

If you want to enjoy some unforgettable and brilliant acting, go and see Judgement. Dillon is undoubtedly one of the best actors I've ever seen perform on the Fringe.
EDINBURGH EVENING NEWS

Dillon's mesmerising performance as one of the cannibalistic officers should sweep the proliferating Fringe awards.
THE OBSERVER

George Dillon, as Vukhov, gives a virtuoso performance of awesome intensity. His portrayal of the terror, irony, tenderness, and even humour, of Vukhov's awful; history transfixes the audience for nearly three hours. It is a red-raw theatrical experience of rare depth and power.
THE SCOTSMAN

An enthralling piece of theatre, not to be missed.
THE GUARDIAN

A superb virtuoso performance of rare concentration.
THE INDEPENENT

Judgement was a hit at the 1991 Edinburgh Festival (despite not being listed in the programme) and toured the UK in Spring 1992.

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George Dillon's Tour Dates

(as of Saturday, 25 March 2017)

Show              Date                     TOWN, Venue               

MARCH

The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight will be touring to churches in the South East during Lent 2017 (1st March - 14th April).
Tickets for all church performances are 10/(5 concessions) and will be available on the door or in advance online via:
Book now
(booking fees apply)
Tickets may also be bought in advance by phone:
0333 666 3366
(booking fee and 1.50 telephone service fee applies)

Tickets will also available in person from most church offices.

If you would like to see a performance in YOUR church, please contact George Dillon.
The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight 7pm, Saturday
25th March 2017
BORDON,
Phoenix Centre

01420 472664
The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight 7pm Sunday
26th March 2017
LONDON,
St Mark's, Kennington
The Gospel of Matthew 7.30pm, Tuesday
28th March 2017
LEATHERHEAD,
Leatherhead Theatre

01372 365141
The Man Who Was Hamlet 7:30pm Wednesday
29th March 2017
NORWICH,
Maddermarket Theatre

01603 620917
The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight 7pm Thursday
30th March 2017
LONDON,
St Mary-at-Hill, Eastcheap

APRIL

The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight 7pm Saturday
1st April 2017
LONDON,
St Barnabas, Southfields
The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight 7pm Sunday
2nd April 2017
LONDON,
St Silas, Pentonville
The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight 7:30pm Saturday
8th April 2017
BRIGHTON,
All Saints, Hove
The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight 7:30pm PALM SUNDAY
9th April 2017
LONDON,
St Barnabas, Ealing
The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight 7:30pm Monday
10th April 2017
BRIGHTON,
St George's
The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight 7:30pm Tuesday
11th April 2017
BRIGHTON,
St Luke's (Queen's Park)
The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight 7pm Wednesday
12th April 2017
HENFIELD,
St Peter's
The Gospel of Matthew 7.30pm, Thursday
13th April 2017
SWANSEA,
Taliesin Arts Centre

01792 602060
The Gospel of Matthew by Candlelight 7:30pm GOOD FRIDAY
14th April 2017
BRIGHTON,
All Saints, Hove
 
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