A magical and life affirming play exploring of the cycles of human life, the destructive capacity of jealousy and the struggle for understanding, forgiveness and reconciliation.
Leontes....Michael Feast Hermione....Emma Fielding Polixenes....Kenneth Cranham Camillo....David Fielder Paulina....Claire Benedict Perdita....Elianne Byrne Florizel....Graeme Hawley Mamillius....Matthew Beard The Shepherd....Russell Dixon The Young Shepherd....John Lloyd Fillingham Autolycus....Toby Jones Mopsa/Emilia....Olwen May Dorcus....Deborah Mcandrew Antigonus....Seamus O'Neill Cleomenes....James Nickerson Dion/Time....Jim Findley Archidamus....Jonathan Keeble The accordion player....Nigel Waterhouse Original music was composed by Gary Yershon.
Produced by Nadia Molinari
by William Shakespeare.
Eve Best, Danny Sapani and Shaun Dooley star in the magical product of the Bard's later years. Treading new dramatic ground The Winter's Tale embraces tragedy, poetry, folklore, magic realism, music, comedy and the infamous stage direction "exit pursued by a bear".
Part of the BBC Shakespeare Festival.
Music composed by Tim Van Eyken, Singer Lisa Knapp.
By William Shakespeare. Tom Courtenay stars as the wildly jealous King Leontes, who, suspecting his queen Hermione of infidelity with his best friend Polixenes, exacts a terrible revenge which forces the full retribution of the Gods. With Harriet Water, Jill Balcon, Tim Pigott-smith, Rory Campbell, Nickolas Grace and Jonathan Cullen. Music by Julie Cooper, played by Justin Pearson (cello), Alasdair Malloy (percussion), Lucy Wakeford (harp), David Roach (oboe) and Claire Moore (singer). Director Eoin O'callaghan