Outdoor production of The Tempest

Address:
Westminster Abbey, Parliament Square, Westminster, London
Box Office:
0207 222 5152

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
7th to 8th August 2019
7.30 PM to 9.40 PM
Tickets & Cost:
£9 to £15. See westminster-abbey.org

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WHere's a treat for William Shakespeare fans: how about watching a production of The Tempest with Westminster Abbey as the backdrop? The play will be performed outdoors in Dean's Yard.

It tells the story of the powerful sorcerer Prospero who is marooned on an island with his daughter, Miranda. With the help of an air spirit he conjures up a storm to shipwreck his enemies on the beach, only to see her fall in love with one of the sailors -- the son of his greatest enemy.

Which will be greater... Prospero's thirst for revenge, or his need to forgive his enemy in order to make amends with his daughter?

 

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