Tempest archiveBanished to an island in the Mediterranean with nothing but their magical books, Prospero waits in isolation for twelve long years. Consumed by a desire for revenge, they forge a new life with their daughter Miranda, slave Caliban and servant-spirit Ariel. Using Ariel, and all of his qualities, Prospero conducts a terrible storm to shipwreck their enemies, stranding them in Prospero's new kingdom. Divided, lost, and confused, the group find themselves at the mercy of Prospero's vengeance. But will Prospero's bitterness destroy them, or will humanity prevail? Underscored by live music, featuring newly composed songs, as well as Shakespearean originals, this adrenaline-fuelled reimagining brings a fresh perspective to a timeless classic. Performed by a cast of nine actor musicians, with a detailed sound design that immerses the audience in a rich audio experience, this is Shakespeare like you've never seen before.


Alexander Bean, Tashinga Bepete, Ruby Crepin-Glynne, Eleanor House, Kate Littlewood, Rob Meteyard, Loren O'Dair, Ben Simon, Gigi Zahir


Author: Shakespeare
Company: Wildcard Theatre
Adapted by: James Meteyard
Director(s): James Meteyard, Jade Hackett (movement), Nadinne Rennie (casting), Lauren Lamert Moore (assistant)
Design: Luke W Robson
Music: Jasmine Morris
Sound: Daniel Balfour
Lighting: Sherry Coenen


Tempest (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1705132015. Details of all Tempest archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S017763738

Archive Listings

11 Mar 22
3 Apr 22
Inner London, Greater London
Performance Details => Venue archive


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