We will tour an edited version of The Tempest for younger audiences from January to March 2017.

The First Encounters with Shakespeare production of Shakespeare's The Tempest will open in January 2017 in Midlands schools and the Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, before beginning a seven week UK tour of schools and regional theatres. The show will tour to locations including:

  • York
  • Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • Cornwall
  • Blackpool
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Northampton
  • London
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Directed by Aileen Gonsalves, this gripping story of how love and reconciliation can conquer fear and control is an ideal first experience of Shakespeare for anyone aged eight and above. Using Shakespeare’s original language, this edited version lasts 90 minutes, and includes an interactive introduction to the world of the play.  Full details of the tour will be announced in September 2016.

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