Longest marathon theatre performance (individual)
Adrian Hilton
110/46 day(s):hour(s):minute(s)
United Kingdom (London)

The longest marathon theatre performance by an individual lasted 110 hr 46 min and was achieved by Adrian Hilton (UK) when he recited the complete works of Shakespeare in a 'Bardathon' at the Shakespeare Festival, South Bank, London, UK between 16-21 July 1987.

Adrian's chosen spot on the South Bank was the location of the original Globe Theatre.

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