Theatre review: Go to Hell, Jesus

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It’s going to be a challenge to do justice to how utterly incompetent this play is, but I suppose I have to give it a try.

Rating: *

Venue: theSpace @ Surgeons Hall (Venue 53)

It’s a comic drama set in Hell, featuring a leather-clad Beelzebub, a female Satan and a Jesus who is totally lacking in charisma. The cast deliver their lines in a listless Yorkshire drone, the gags are mind-bendingly unfunny and the plot is totally incomprehensible.

The only thing even faintly believable, and the thing which probably saved my sanity, is the recurring catchphrase: “This is a shit play.” Er, yes, it is.

• Until 18 August. Today 2:10pm

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