Tour Venues

Chilham Castle, Kent
Friday 20 May  Sunday 22 May 
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Brighton Open Air Theatre, Brighton Festival
Wednesday 25 – Sunday 29 May
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Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire  
Friday 3 – Sunday 5 June
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Old Wardour Castle, Salisbury Festival
Wednesday 8  Saturday 11 June
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Akershus Fortress, Oslo
Thursday 16 – Sunday 19 June
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Ystad Teater, Sweden
Wednesday 22 Thursday 23 June
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National Theatre, Belgrade, Serbia
Tuesday 28 June
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Budapest Summer Festival, Hungary
Friday 1 July
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New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
Wednesday 13 – Saturday 16 July
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Oxford Playhouse Plays Out, Bodleian Library, Oxford
Tuesday 19 - Saturday 31 July 
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Art Carnuntum, Austria
Thursday 4 – Saturday 6 August
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Shakespeare's Festival at Hamlet's Castle, Denmark
Wednesday 10 – Sunday 14 August
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Kneehigh's Asylum, Lost Gardens of Heligan
Wednesday 24 – Sunday 28 August
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Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond, Yorkshire
Thursday 1  – Sunday 4 September
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Northcott Theatre, Exeter
Thursday 8 – Sunday 11 September
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Dundee Rep, Dundee
Wednesday 14 – Friday 16 September
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Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London
Tuesday 20 September – Saturday 1 October
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Liverpool Everyman Theatre
Wednesday 5 – Saturday 29 October
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Friday 20 May – Saturday 29 October 2016

Touring to venues in the UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Hungary and Austria

Running Time
Approx. 2 hours 15 mins including a 15 min interval.


Nick Bagnall

Katie Sykes 

James Fortune 

Tom Jackson Greaves 

Sound Designer
Leigh Davies

Lighting Designer
Paul Russell

Fight Director
Kevin McCurdy 


Leah Brotherhead

Garry Cooper

Aruhan Galieva

Guy Hughes

Amber James

Adam Keast

Charlotte Mills

Dharmesh Patel

Fred Thomas

View cast headshots on the blog →


Presented by Shakespeare’s Globe and Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse

Artworks by Dan Hillier

Please note: this production has now closed.

'Please you, I’ll tell you as we pass along,
That you will wonder what hath fortuned.'


Valentine loves Silvia and Proteus loves Julia – but Proteus is fickle and falls for Silvia too. When Valentine plots an elopement, Proteus betrays him and Valentine is banished and joins some outlaws in the forest. What are the chances that he’ll be pursued by Silvia, and Silvia by Proteus, and Proteus by Julia, and that all will be waited upon – after a fashion – by their servants Speed and Launce and even Launce’s dog, Crab?


This riotous new touring production is led by a joyful ensemble of players who will delight with songs, romance and chaos, and hurl Shakespeare’s anarchic comedy into the 21st century.

Nick Bagnall’s previous productions at Shakespeare’s Globe include Henry VI: Parts I, II and III (2013), The Last Days of Troy (2014), Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2014) and The Odyssey: Missing, Presumed Dead (2015).