The Winter's Tale

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Matthew Bourne's Early Adventures...
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Reception with Sandi Toksvig and... Reception with Sandi Toksvig and... & A Quite Interesting Evening with...
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Bridget Christie - Because You...
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Andy Parsons
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Blithe Spirit
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Blithe Spirit Blithe Spirit & Cheats and Deceits Blithe Spirit & Cheats and Deceits & Plus1 more...
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Blithe Spirit Blithe Spirit & Every You Every Me
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The Unbuilt Room The Unbuilt Room & La Strada
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The Unbuilt Room The Unbuilt Room & La Strada
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La Strada
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La Strada La Strada & Black Comedy
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Jack Rooke: Good Grief
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Jack Rooke: Good Grief
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All the Little Lights
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In Tents and Purposes In Tents and Purposes & Jane Eyre
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Shakespeare’s tragicomedy smashes all the rules. Unity of time, place and action are hurled aside as we range across Europe, from court to country, from high tragedy to low comedy, across a time span of sixteen years.

The Winter’s Tale tells of a delusional and paranoid king who tears his family apart. But this is Shakespeare after he completed his great tragedies, and the tough struggle for redemption yields flickers of hope. Initial darkness gives way to joy as Time leads the characters to a shattering conclusion...

 

Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes inc interval

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Age guideline : 16+

  • If anything, the ‘hype’ has been underplayed. The Winter’s Tale has bite.
       
    Reviews Hub
  • Combines far-reaching imagination with cohesive intelligence
       
    New York Times
  • A beautiful twilight fantasy
       
    El Mundo

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