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Shakespeare's Globe

The Comedy of Errors

By William Shakespeare

From 30 August 2014

Tickets
£5 standing
£15 - £42 seats 

Creatives

Directed by
Blanche McIntyre

Designed by
James Cotterill

Composed by
Olly Fox


Cast 


Stefan Adegbola
Pinch/First Merchant

Andy Apollo
Gaoler/Officer/Headsman

Paul Brendan
Angelo

Linda Broughton
Aemilia, the Abbess

Gershwyn Eustache Jnr
Balthasar/Second Merchant

Becci Gemmell
Luciana

Peter Hamilton Dyer
Solinus

Simon Harrison
Antipholus of Syracuse  

Emma Jerrold
Courtesan

Hattie Ladbury
Adriana

James Laurenson
Egeon

Matthew Needham
Antipholus of Ephesus

Anne Odeke 
Luce/Messenger

Brodie Ross
Dromio of Syracuse

Jamie Wilkes
Dromio of Ephesus  

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Take one pair of estranged twin brothers (both called Antipholus), and one pair of estranged twin servants (both called Dromio), keep them in ignorance of each other and throw them into a city with a reputation for sorcery, and you have all the ingredients for theatrical chaos. One Antipholus is astonished by his foreign hospitality; the other enraged by the hostility of his home town. The Dromios, caught between the two, are soundly beaten for obeying all the wrong orders.

Basing his plot on a farce by Plautus, Shakespeare caps the mayhem of his Roman original to build up a hectic tale of violent cross-purposes, furious slapstick and social nightmare.

This production will employ Renaissance costumes and staging.

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