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The magician Prospero is marooned on an island with his daughter Miranda. With the assistance of a powerful air spirit he keeps in servitude, he conjures up a storm to shipwreck his enemies on the shore of the island. Inexorably they are driven towards the centre of the island to answer to Prospero – until Prospero learns that in spite of everything Miranda has met and fallen in love with Ferdinand, the son of his enemy. Illyria is an intrepid band of five actors who perform Shakespeare’s plays, entirely uncut, direct from the First Folio, the most authoritative edition of Shakespeare’s plays.
This is an outdoor production. Please dress for the weather both rain or shine, and bring a low-backed chair or rug to sit on.
The Rock Garden is situated behind the Arts Centre, and is wheelchair accessible. For further information regarding access, parking or any other particular issues, please contact the Box Office on 01695 584480.
Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes (including a 20 minute interval)