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Shakespeare the man from Stratford comes to Cardiff

May 5, 2010

SHAKESPEARE: THE MAN FROM STRATFORD

The New Theatre

Wednesday 15 – Saturday 18 September

Evenings 7.30pm;
Saturday Matinee 2.30pm

STUDENT SPECIAL: For any evening performance (except Saturday) £5.00 each from 6.00pm onwards

By Jonathan Bate

Starring Simon Callow

“Shakespeare is the greatest writer the world has ever known. But we know nothing about him. Or do we? In a magical tour-de-force, Simon Callow, one of Britain’s greatest actors, tracks down the real William Shakespeare, bringing to life both the man and the unforgettable characters – lovers, kings, soldiers and clowns – who have since conquered the world’s stages.

Following the worldwide success of The Mystery of Charles Dickens (West End / Broadway) and hot on the heels of his sell-out hit Dr Marigold & Mr Chops, Callow joins forces with Jonathan Bate, pre-eminent Shakespeare biographer and editor of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Shakespeare: The Complete Works, to fill the stage with Shakespeare’s real and imagined worlds. A theatrical event not to be missed.” New Theatre Website

This is a date for your diary perhaps.

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One comment

  1. I’ve already booked tickets and can’t wait! Whoop Whoop



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