The next production in our First Encounters With Shakespeare series will be The Tempest in 2017

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On a crazy island swirling with sounds, exiled Duke Prospero uses magic to create a home within the wilderness.

As his beloved daughter Miranda falls in love with a shipwrecked stranger from their homeland, she rebels against his power. Prospero must risk forgiving those who betrayed him, or lose her forever.

Fun, fantasy and sorcery collide in this gripping story of how love and reconciliation can conquer fear and control. It is an ideal first experience of Shakespeare for anyone aged 8 and above. Using Shakespeare's original language, this edited version last 90 minutes and includes a fully interactive introduction to the world of the play.

First Encounters: The Tempest will tour to schools and theatres across England in February 2017.  Full dates and booking details will be published shortly.


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