Reviews

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'The outgoing Globe’s director’s moving and intelligent take on Shakespeare’s play has an excellent Prospero in Tim McMullan'
The Guardian 

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'A production marked out by the typical thoughtfulness, energy and good humour that’s marked out all of Dromgoole’s work…There’s a tremendous amount to enjoy here'
Time Out

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'Few directors can take a space and make Shakespeare feel as alive in it as Dromgoole.'
The Stage

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'The Tempest is a magical last bow for the Globe's Dominic Dromgoole'
The Telegraph

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'Slapstick and sorcery, a spellbinding last act from a superstar director'
Daily Mail

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'It is a delight to watch'
The Times

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The Tempest

by William Shakespeare

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Wednesday 17 February – Friday 22 April 2016

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Tickets Running Time
Fixed Position Standing £10 | Seated £15 – £48 | £62 premium tickets also available Approx. 2 hours 35 mins

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Directed by
Dominic Dromgoole

Designed by
Jonathan Fensom

Composed by
Stephen Warbeck

Choreographed by
Sian Williams

Cast


Fisayo Akinade
Caliban

Trevor Fox
Stephano

Darren Kuppan
Boatswain/ Adrian

Christopher Logan
Sebastian

Joseph Marcell
Gonzalo

Tim McMullan
Prospero

Pippa Nixon
Ariel

Dominic Rowan
Trinculo

Brendan O'Hea
Antonio

Ferdinand
Dharmesh Patel

Tika Peucelle
Iris

Phoebe Pryce
Miranda

Paul Rider
Alonso

Sid Sagar
Shipmaster/ Ceres/ Francisco 


Please note: this production has now closed.

'Come unto these yellow sands.'

Synopsis


Prospero, Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his own brother, holds sway over an enchanted island. He is comforted by his daughter Miranda and served by the spirit Ariel and by Caliban, a ‘savage and deformed slave’. When Prospero raises a storm to wreck this brother and his confederates on the island, his long contemplated revenge at last seems within reach.

Background


Inspired by English colonial adventures and brilliantly conjuring up a magic and supernatural world, The Tempest is Shakespeare’s late masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment.

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Shakespeare’s late, great plays in the kind of theatre they were written for - the intimate, candlelit, indoor Playhouse.

For sold out performances, returned tickets are sold in order to a returns queue one hour before the start of the performance, for cash only (maximum two per person). We cannot guarantee there will be any returned tickets for any particular performance.

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