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A Midsummer Night's Dream archiveOn a midsummer's night Hermia and her lover Lysander flee from Athens and Demetrius - the man Hermia's father favours as a son-in-law. Demetrius follows, pursued by Helena who loves him in spite of being spurned in favour of Hermia. On the same night Bottom and his friends leave Athens to find somewhere quiet to rehearse their play which is to be performed at the wedding feast of Duke Theseus. Drawn into the woods they enter a world of magic, mystery and wonder.
Performers Russ Abbot (Bottom), Terence Wilton (Theseus), Ellen O'Grady (Hippolyta), Jordan Frieda (Lysander), Ben Hicks (Demetrius), Sophie Bould (Hermia), Annette McLaughlin (Helena), Christpher Godwin (Quince), Matt Rawle (Flute), Leo Conville (Snug), Raymond Bowers (Starveling), Keith Dunphy (Oberon), Lauren Ward (Titania), Mark Hilton (Puck), Nicholas Pound (Egeus), Simon Clark (Philostrate), Leanne Rogers (Peasblossom), Nick Bonner (Cobweb), Oliver Hume (Moth), Richard Reynard (Mustardseed), Jenny Fitzpatrick (Flock).
Author Shakespeare. Company New Shakespeare Company. Director Ian Talbot. Design Kit Surrey. Lighting Jason Taylor.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01648987787. Details of all A Midsummer Night's Dream archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2295

Archive Listings

2 Jun 04
11 Sep 04
Open Air Theatre
West End
Greater London

User Reviews

USER (07Jul04): that's good
Arts Archive (28Jun04): An excellent production with Russ Abbot giving a wonderful performance as Bottom, and the transformation of his head was great. Great performances from Christopher Godwin, Oliver Beamish, Mark Hilton, and Keith Dunphy all showing stage presence.

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