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'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 regretPerformers Joseph Arkley (Archidamus/Officer), Adam Burton (Sicilian Lord), Brian Doherty (Autolycus), Darrell D'Silva (Polixenes), Noma Dumezweni (Paulina), Philip Edgerley (Cleomenes), James Gale (Antigonus), Gruffudd Glyn (Young Shepherd), Paul Hamilton (Servant), Greg Hicks (Leontes), Kelly Hunter (Hermione), Tunji Kasim (Florizel), John Mackay (Camillo), Patrick Romer (Time/Mariner/Servant), David Rubin (Sicilian Lord), Oliver Ryan (Servant), Simone Saunders (Dorcas/Lady), Sam Troughton (Dion/Paulina's Steward), Larrington Walker (Old Shepherd), Kirsty Woodward (Mopsa/Lady), Hannah Young (Emilia), Samantha Young (Perdita), Cian Cheesbrogh (Mamillius), Alfie Jones (Mamillus), Sebastian Salisbury (Mamillus).
Author Shakespeare. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director David Farr. Design Jon Bausor. Lighting Jon Clark. Music Keith Clouston. Sound Martin Slavin. Choreographer Arthur Pita. Director Steve Tiplady (director of puppetry). Other Lyndall Merry (aerial consultant).
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