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Two Noble Kinsmen (2000)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare and John Fletcher
Directed by: Tim Carroll

When the King of Athens, Theseus, conquers the city of Thebes, he is struck by the great skill in battle of the ‘Two Noble Kinsmen.’

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Antipodes (2000)

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Playwright: Richard Brome
Directed by: Gerald Freedman

Peregrine Joyless has been driven mad with his obsession to travel the world and so his family bring him to London for help...

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King Lear (2001)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Barry Kyle

Old King Lear resolves to share the British kingdom with his three daughters on the condition that they declare their love for him unconditionally...

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Macbeth (2001)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Tim Carroll

As Macbeth becomes more desperate, his acts become bloodier, and his wife succumbs to madness. It falls to Duncan's noble son, Malcolm, and Macduff to deliver Scotland from this 'butcher'.

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Cymbeline (2001)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Mike Alfreds

King Cymbeline has imprisoned his daughter, Imogen, and banished her husband, Posthumus, because he wished her to marry her step-brother, Cloten.

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Twelfth Night (2002)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Tim Carroll

Combining cruelty with high comedy and the pangs of unrequited love, with some of the subtlest poetry and most exquisite songs Shakespeare ever wrote.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (2002)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Mike Alfreds

When a quartet of bickering lovers find themselves in a magical forest after fleeing Athenian life, the fairy king Oberon is concerned to see the natural state of things slipping out of balance.

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The Golden Ass (2002)

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Playwright: Peter Oswald
Directed by: Tim Carroll

Based on the story that C.S. Lewis called ‘a strange compound of picaresque novel, horror comic, mystagogue’s tract, pornography and stylistic experiment.’

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