If you like this, here are some more of William Shakespeare’s plays…
Henry Iv at Noël Coward Theatre – 3rd October to 29th November 2014
Shakespeare’s monumental history play travels to the heart of family, duty and country, and asks ‘What makes a king? What makes a father?’. After seizing the throne Henry sees his crown under threat from enemies both at home and abroad, and prepares for war. Meanwhile his son is languishing in the taverns and brothels of London, but with the onset of war, will Prince Hal recognise his responsibilities?
Comedy Of Errors at Noël Coward Theatre – 30th, 31st August, 2nd to 6th, 9th to 11th, 14th, 16th to 21st, 25th 26th, 28th, 30th September, 1st, 5th, 7th to 10th, and 12th October 2014
The Globe Theatre is putting on a production of William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors”. In this witty merry-go-round of mistaken identity, the two sets of estranged twin brothers and a pair of twin servants will find themselves wandering through the streets of the town, where the men are jealous, the women are furious… and there’s a priceless gold trinket that everyone wishes was theirs.
Richard Iii at Noël Coward Theatre – 1st July to 27th September 2014
Trafalgar Studios will be putting on a production of Shakespeare’s “Richard III”, with Martin Freeman in the starring role. It tells the story of the evil Richard, Duke of Gloucester, who took Edward IV’s two young sons into custody after the old king’s death. When the two princes mysteriously disappeared a short time later, Richard claimed the throne for himself, and woe betide anyone who dared to raise a voice against him!