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The best theatre in October 2020—Jesus Christ Superstar and Beat the Devil

Plus the Wind in the Willows at Porthcurno

By Michael Coveney   October 2020

The Wind in the Willows, Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, 22nd to 26th September

Live theatre is back—in parks, gardens and, in Cornwall, at the marvellous Minack Theatre, four miles from Land’s End, carved on a cliff face in 1932 by Rowena Cade and her gardener. The Wind in the Willows comes from the well-established outdoor touring group Illyria, with social distancing and face masks, no interval and family-friendly performances. The popular morning tours of the theatre and its sub-tropical gardens are well worth a…

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