Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society goes back to the crusades for its latest production, Nathan the Wise.
The play revolves around Nathan, a wealthy Jewish merchant whose daughter is rescued by a Christian knight. He is then captured in battle but spared from death by the great Muslim leader Saladin.
The story brings together different faiths in a tale of tolerance and humanity both humorous and moving.
The play runs from tomorrow until October 26 (7.45pm).Tickets: £7 on (023) 9246 6363 or visit hiads.org.uk.