Tour synopsis, cast & creatives
Pericles is offered the chance to win the hand of King Antiochus s daughter if he can solve a riddle. However solving the riddle reveals a terrible secret about the King that puts Pericles in mortal danger and sets him off on a death-defying voyage. The story takes place in a wondrous and timeless world, on a whirlwind journey through strange kingdoms and across perilous oceans. Pericles faces ruthless tyrants and rival suitors, surviving battles and shipwrecks on the adventure of a lifetime.
Approximate runtime 140minutes.Performers Colin Campbell (Pericles), Mark Desebrock (Cleon/Simonides), Andrius Gaucas (Pander), Mogali Masukui, Beau Holland (Dionyza), Natasha Magigi (Gower), Magali Masuku (Thasia/Thaliard), Evelyn Miller (Marina), Eric Sirakian (Helicanus).
Author Shakespeare. Presented by The Touring Ensemble. Director Brendan O'Hea. Music Bill Barclay. Design Andrew D Edwards. Director Isabel Marr (associate director). Choreographer Sian Williams.