Midwinter magic

Shakespeare’s far-reaching tale of how emotions can tear through age, country and class is being broadcast from the renowned reconstruction of his very own Globe Theatre this January. Ludlow Assembly Rooms are screening the bard’s great play of the irrational and inexplicable, ‘The Winter’s Tale’, in their Oscars venue on Sunday 20 January at 3pm and 6pm.

The tale’s universe encompasses monsters, gods and natural disasters, telling its story with a colossal sweep that takes audiences from the stifling atmosphere of the Sicilian court to the unbuttoned joy of a Bohemian festival.

Staged at the beautiful London theatre, a reconstruction of an open-air Elizabethan playhouse on the bank of the River Thames, this new production is directed by Blanche McIntyre and stars Will Keen (The Crown, Wolf Hall), Priyanga Burford (W1A, Marcella) and Annette Badland (EastEnders, Father Brown). Tickets are £16.40 (£14.50 concessions) – visit ludlowassemblyrooms.co.uk or call 01584 878141 for details.

Image courtesy of Marc Brenner

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
On Key

Related Posts

Festivals organiser takes the lead

Beth Heath, owner of the award-winning events company Shropshire Festivals, has been appointed chairwoman of the Shropshire Business Board, taking over from Paul Bennett. Beth

Beth’s business is blooming

A new Shropshire business is blooming – despite being set up during the pandemic. Beth Childs, of Much Wenlock, launched Pheasant Field Flowers after being

Broseley Festival called off again

Broseley Festival has been cancelled for the second year running because of the pandemic. The award-winning team that organises one of Shropshire’s most popular community

Designing a greener future

A firm of Shropshire architects has designed a plan for growth in 2021, unveiling a new environmental pledge. Base Architecture will plant a tree for