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A group of actors are performing The Winter's Tale at the Unicorn. But it's not going well. Based on Shakespeare's late comedy, this hilarious new production turns the world of The Winter's Tale on its head. It's a play within a play, in which four performers present Shakespeare's story of Kings and Queens and bears in the forest - a world of petty jealousies and playground rites,in which it's always the servants who draw the short straw. This brilliant play within a play explores the politics of the playground with a humour that will appeal to all ages.

Author Ignace Cornelissen (based on The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare).

Archive listings for A Winter's Tale

Work type: Kids show.


Age 7-10Producer Unicorn. Director Purni Morell. Design James Button. Lighting David W Kidd. Performer Kae alexander. Performer Sam Swann. Performer Ginny Holder. Performer Ben Caplan.
19 Sep 12 to 16 Nov 12Unicorn Theatre, Inner London :: V103615241
listing details L1108240532

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