The Winter's Tale archive'Pray you, sit by us, and tell's a tale. Merry or sad shall't be? As merry as you will. A sad tale's best for winter.' A tale of passion, jealousy, fantasy and fairytale, the play charts the transition from winter to spring, tragedy to comedy, and revenge to romance. It is the story of high adventure where an angry King falsely accuses and discards his family to his later regret Transported to the 20th century when the shift in women's roles altered dramatically after the first world war, a parallel with Shakespeare's own observation of women in society four hundred years before.


Lucy Briers (Paulina), Roderick Smith (Camillo), Victoria Finney (Hermione), Grace Mattaka (Perdita), Chris Donnelly (Antigonus/Shepherd), J D Kelleher (Autolycus), Fraser James (Leontes), Selva Rasalingam (Polixenes), Anthony Hickling (Florizel)


Author: Shakespeare
Director: Erica Whyman
Design: Soutra Gilmour
Lighting: Bruno Poet
Music: Michael Oliva
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The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01639648615. Details of all The Winter's Tale archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S5584

Archive Listings

28 Jun 00
29 Jul 00
Southwark Playhouse
Inner London
Greater London

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