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5932855The Tempest : Globe On Tour
DateThursday 27th August 2020
DescriptionThe Tempest by William Shakespeare Thursday 27 August 8pm How did a company tour in Shakespeare's day? We know that when the theatres closed, a small group of actors, juggling a variety of roles in three or four plays from their extensive repertoire, would leave London and head off on tour. Following in the tradition of their resident playwright, Shakespeare's Globe present a trio of plays exploring the city and the places beyond the city walls. The plays will be performed as a touring production would have been staged in the 17th century, with a stripped back set and a small, versatile troupe of actors. Taking on multiple roles across all three plays - A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It and The Tempest - the talented cast will unravel these tales of lovers, exiles, dreamers and wanderers. The Tempest Inspired by reports of the first English colonies in the West Indies and imbued with a spirit of magic and the supernatural, The Tempest is Shakespeare's late great masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment set on a remote and mysterious desert island, but with magic enchantments and treachery at every turn, will anyone ever make it off? Accessible to all, and great for children. 2019 Tour Reviews 'It is Shakespearian theatre at its best' The Oxford Times (On The Comedy of Errors) 'Vigorous, playful and fun with a few twists and quirks that charm' The Reviews Hub (On Twelfth Night) ????? 'An exhilarating theatrical experience.' The Upcoming (2019 Tour) 2018 Tour Reviews 'You're guaranteed to experience something truly incredible.' Art Scene in Wales 'A gloriously funny, brilliantly staged cross-dressing extravaganza' Oxford Times 'The cast [weave] a spell of song, music and character' Brighton and Hove News
Time(s)Aug 27, 8pm
LocationHever Castle and Gardens
Price£30, child £22.50
Telephone No. 01732866114
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Hever Castle and Gardens
AddressHever Castle
Telephone No.00 44 (0)1732 865224
Opening timesWinter Opening Times

1 - 25 March Wed Thurs Frid Castle & Gardens

The gardens open at 11 am. The Castle opens at 12 noon. Last admission is at 4pm. Castle 4.15 pm Final exit is at 5pm.

1 Nov - 2 Dec Thurs Frid Sat Sun Castle & Gardens

The gardens open at 11 am. The Castle opens at 12 noon. Last admission is at 3pm. Final exit is at 4pm.

3 - 23 December Thurs Frid Sat Sun Castle Only

The Castle opens at 11am. Last admission is at 3pm. Final exit is at 4pm.
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