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RSC LIVE: The Tempest
Wed, 11th January, 2017 @ 19:00pm - 22:00pm£7 - £11
Live Via Satellite from the Royal Shakespeare Company
In a unique partnership with Intel, we will be using today’s most advanced technology in a bold reimagining of Shakespeare’s magical play, creating an unforgettable theatrical experience.
Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in a production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran.
Our family show for 2016, The Tempest will be the perfect introduction to Shakespeare for young theatregoers and families.
Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left him in isolation. But this is no ordinary man, and this no ordinary island. Prospero is a magician, able to control the very elements and bend nature to his will. When a sail appears on the horizon, he reaches out across the ocean to the ship that carries the men who wronged him. Creating a vast magical storm he wrecks the ship and washes his enemies up on the shore. When they wake they find themselves lost on a fantastical island where nothing is as it seems.
19:00 – 19.12 Live Interview
19:12-20.32 The Tempest Act 1
19.52-21.54 The Tempest Act 2