Stratford-upon-Avon

Swan Theatre
11 December 2014 - 7 March 2015


The Royal Shakespeare Theatre auditorium

The Christmas Truce

The Christmas Truce

The Witch of Edmonton

The Witch of Edmonton

Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer

Rowland Lacy loves Rose Oatley but it's not going to work out. An aristocrat and a middle class girl aren't supposed to marry,  not least because Rowland is a very bad boy and her parents really don't approve.

When his father sends him to war to reform his ways, Rowland must take drastic action to avoid any chance of unnecessary personal injury and secretly pursue his love. He goes from riches to rags. Losing himself among the craftsmen of London he assumes the guise of a Dutch shoemaker (he learnt Dutch on his gap year of course) at the shop of the larger-than-life Simon Eyre and his wife Margery who are decidedly on their way from rags to riches.

Following his acclaimed RSC debut, The Merry Wives of Windsor (2012), Phillip Breen returns to direct Dekker's glorious city comedy of class, conflict and cobblers in love.

The RSC Ensemble is generously supported by THE GATSBY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION and THE KOVNER FOUNDATION

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