Nancy Meckler production 2011

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Nancy Meckler returned to the RSC to direct Shakespeare's beguiling comedy following her acclaimed and joyous 2005 production of The Comedy of Errors.

Designed by Katrina Kindsay, the set for the play's opening featured a white leather sofa, on which Hermia and Helena perched in white mini-dresses while Hippolyta wrapped herself in a fur coat. Later in the play a forest of chairs crept down from the sky.

The Telegraph's five-star review, by Charles Spencer, called the production 'continuously inventive, mixing manic comedy with genuine enchantment'.

Photo: Marc Wootton as Bottom and Pippa Nixon as Titania.

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