Shakespeare's Globe

A Midsummer Night's Dream [2002]

Written by: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Mike Alfreds

When a quartet of bickering young lovers find themselves in a magical forest after fleeing the constraints of Athenian life, the fairy king Oberon is concerned to see that the natural state of things is slipping out of balance. Frustrated also by his feud with the fairy queen Titania, Oberon enlists the mischevious puck Robin Goodfellow to minister a special love-potion which will re-direct the wayward passions, and restore order to the lives of lovers and fairies alike.

Elsewhere in the forest, a motley group of artisans are unwittingly caught up in Oberon's machinations. No sooner has his plan begun than the fairy king is faced with an ever more confusing web to untangle ...


  • Master of Play Mike Alfreds
  • Master of Clothing and Properties Jenny Tiramani
  • Master of Music and Composer Claire van Kampen


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