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The Tempest archiveProspero, 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.

Cast/Performers

Nikki Amuka-Bird (Miranda), Nicholas Day (Antonio), Oliver Dimsdale (Ferdinand), Julian Kerridge (Trinculo), James Saxon (Stephanio), Gilz Terera (Ariel), Zubin Varla (Caliban), Philip Voss (Prospero)

Creatives/Company

Author: Shakespeare
Company: Royal Shakespeare Company
Director: James Macdonald
Design: Jeremy Herbert
Costume: Kandis Cook
Lighting: Nigel Edwards
Music: Orlando Gough
Choreographer: Peter Darling

The Tempest

The Tempest (Play) production archive for QTIX code T48705114. Details of all The Tempest archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S5212

Archive Listings

19 Oct 00
  to
18 Nov 00
The Pit, Barbican Centre
West End, Greater London
Performance Details => Venue archive

Reviews

Reviews


User Review: 11Jan01: This is an innovative production. It shows a different side to the play. I am studying the text for A-Level Theatre Studies, and the production brought it to life and helped with my understanding and enjoyment of the text. I would reccomend this to everyone!
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User Reviews

USER (11Jan01): This is an innovative production. It shows a different side to the play. I am studying the text for A-Level Theatre Studies, and the production brought it to life and helped with my understanding and enjoyment of the text. I would reccomend this to everyone!
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