CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
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. All the characters are played by three actors and enhanced by three dancers and six musicians. Performers Mark Rylance (Prospero/Stephano/Alonso), Alex Hassell (Caliban/Gonzalo/Sebastian/Ferdinand), Edward Hogg (Ariel/Antonio/Trinculo/Miranda), Liz Collier (Dancer), Fiona Creese (Dancer), Sian Williams (Dancer), Daniel Auchincloss (tenor), Benjamin Bevan (baritone), Robert MacDonald (bass), William Missin (counter tenor), Faye Newton (soprano), William Purefoy (counter tenor), Stuart Young (bass). AuthorShakespeare.ProducerThe Globe.DirectorTim Carroll.DesignJenny Tiramani.
The Tempest - The Season of the World and Underworld