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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 Stephenson Ardern-Sodje (Caliban/Antonio), Tom Chapman (Ferdinand), Anna Crichlow (Alonso), Mark Desebrock (Prospero), Emma Ernest (Ariel), Sara Lessore (Miranda), Katy Secombe (Stephano/Sebastian), Deka Walmsley (Trinculo/Gonzalo).
Author Shakespeare. Producer Shakespeare's Globe. Director Brendan O'Hea. Director Vanessa-Faye Stanley (Associate Director).
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