The Gathering: Martin Luther 500


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Celebrating a significant history maker with music, drama, & preaching

Free admission with an offering
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Tony Jasper has a long list of credits in theatre, radio, and television. He is an
author of over 70 books, and has contributed widely to a variety of magazines,
and papers, including The Methodist Recorder. He has degrees and diplomas
in theology, drama, education and communication. He is the founder of the
Jasperian Theatre Company and runs an online magazine that can be read via: He says he has been privileged to present
what is now a growing list of presentations here at MCHW.

Revd Dr Martyn Atkins, Superintendent Minister
and Revd Tony Miles, Deputy Superintendent

Ruth James has featured in previous Gatherings at MCHW. Theatre: Death in
Lorca’s Blood Wedding, Shakespeare’s Timon of Athens, Grit Production’s
Pluto and the lead in She. Musical roles: Buddy, Grapes of Wrath, Moll
Flanders and Tosca in Rattigan’s Before Dawn. West End: Peggy in Ben
Elton’s Silly Cow, Prossy in Candida and Queen of Hearts in Alice in
Wonderland. TV: Wycliffe, House of Elliott and Rough Justice. Film: Sleeping
Beauty of East Finchley, Checkpoint Charlie, Father and Letting Go.

Emma Danby is delighted to be part of tonight’s presentation at MCHW, and
previously joined Tony Jasper as performer and violinist in his touring
productions of Glory, Glory and Charles Wesley 1707. A wide variety of other
work includes 90-year-old Nell in Samuel Beckett’s Endgame for Compass
Theatre Company, Ren for Margaret Atwood in the premier dramatic
presentation of her book, The Year of The Flood, and organising a scientific
conference for The European Space Agency!

Gerard Brooks, Director of Music
Andrew Furniss, Assistant Director of Music
With Methodist Central Hall Choir and musicians.
Worship Leader: Charlie Bushell

Diary Date for the next Gathering
5.30pm Sunday 13th May 2017

‘A global Christian family, following Jesus at the heart of London.’

Methodist Central Hall
Storey’s Gate