Oberon, the King of the Fairies, sends Puck to the other side of the world to bring back a magical purple flower - watch Puck's journey.

Puck, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 2, Scene 1

I’ll put a girdle round about the Earth

In forty minutes.

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The Merry Wanderer was filmed in lockdown and directed by Aaron Parsons with Andrew French as Oberon.

Puck was played by Alice Blundell, Jonathan Broadbent, Ben Caplan, Robin Dale, Gregory Doran, Colm Gormley, Amanda Hadingue, Lilah Howells, Janey Howarth, Zoe Lambert, Georgia Landers, Annette McLaughlin, Aaron Thiara, Amy Trigg, Bea Webster and Assad Zaman.

Midsummer Festival

Celebrate midsummer with activities and short films inspired by Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Wild Thyme Stories

Video-story love songs to the natural world, inspired by Oberon’s words in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the personal paths we’ve travelled through lockdown.

Fairy Bower Workshop

Feel the magic of midsummer and camp out in your very own fairy bower.

A Marvellous Convenient Place

The Mechanicals are stuck in lockdown. They can’t rehearse their play in the forest so they’re trying out rehearsals on Zoom - “a marvellous convenient place.”

Pyramus and Thisbe: date night

Thisbe is having issues with her 3G whilst Pyramus has some bad news about their secret meeting spot.  Join our star crossed lovers for their online date - just don’t tell their parents!

The Mechanics of Acting

Nicholas Bottom leads his students in an online workshop about the basics of acting. From animal work to beard work, he covers it all… just not very well.

Faerie Abduction: The Mechanicals' Untold Story

When a rural Amateur Dramatics Company mysteriously disappeared on Midsummer’s Eve, the only clues were a donkey and the strange tingle of magic in the air.

The Merry Wanderer

Oberon, the King of the Fairies, sends Puck to the other side of the world to bring back a magical purple flower. Watch Puck travel around the world to find it.

Midsummer Lullaby

Find yourself a cosy place in your fairy bower as, like Queen Titania, you are lulled to sleep by fairies Peaseblossom, Cobweb, Moth and Mustardseed.

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