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From28th March 2000
To1st April 2000
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The Taming of the Shrew

Two wealthy sisters in Padua must be married off. The modest, demure Bianca has no shortage of suitors, but who on earth will take the wild, ungovernable, ?shrewish' Katherina? Perhaps the gold-digging Petruchio, as maddeningly strong willed and perverse as Katherina herself, will be equal to the task of bullying her to the altar. Shakespeare's outrageous comedy introduces one of the theatre's great screwball double-acts, a couple hellbent on confusing and outwitting each other right up to its controversial conclusion.
Author Shakespeare

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Production details

The RSC's 20th anniversary touring show. The Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth. Box Office 01705 665 122


Company Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC)
Director Lindsay Posner
Design Ashley Martin-Davis
Lighting Peter Mumford
Music Gary Yershon
Sound Mic Poole
Performer Simon Coates (Hortensio)
Performer Monica Dolan (Katherine)
Performer John Lloyd Fillingham (Grumio)
Performer Louis Hilyer (Tranio)
Performer Colin McCormack (Baptista)
Performer Stuart McQuarrie (Petruchio)
Performer Ryan Pope (Biondello)
Performer Charlotte Randle (Bianca)
Performer Jo Stone-Fewings (Lucentio)
Performer Christopher Wilkinson (Gremio)

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