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The Tempest
Information for The Tempest at Barbican Centre, West End (Play). Prospero, Duke of Milan, his dukedom usurped by his brother Antonio, is put to sea with his daughter Miranda and some magical books smuggled in by his loyal councillor Gonzalo. The sea casts them up on an island where Prospero, exercising his magical powers, makes a home for himself and Miranda. One day a great storm, which Prospero has conjured, breaks up a passing ship and delivers to him the members of his usurping court. Treacherous brother, fellow conspirators and old friend alike come under Prospero's spell. Shakespeare's last play.
Performers Simon Russell Beale (Prospero), Mark Quartley (Ariel).
Author Shakespeare. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Gregory Doran. Design Stephen Brimson Lewis. Music Paul Englishby. Lighting Simon Spencer. Sound Jeremy Dunn. Sound Andrew Franks. Director Lucy Cullingford (movement director).

The Tempest


Friday, 30th June 2017 to Friday, 18th August 2017.
19:15, 13:30, 19:00. Check with Box Office
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The Tempest at Barbican Centre, West EndQTix Codes:
Listing: L0876402487
Production: T1882941082
Event: S5212
Venue: V371
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