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The Tempest


In June 2016 we present a vibrant new version by Rebecca Lenkiewicz (Oscar and BAFTA winning Ida; Her Naked Skin, National Theatre) of Shakespeare's last masterpiece The Tempest at The Royal in Northampton, in a co-production with Royal and Derngate

Set on a remote island of villains, lovers, fools and outcasts, The Tempest is a tale of enlightenment and forgiveness. Conjuring up a supernatural world of sorcery, savagery, shipwrecks and chivalry, Shakespeare’s late play is the bard at his most mystical and audacious.

Shakespeare’s magical story of growing up and growing old will be performed by the next generation of talent – an ensemble of 18-25 year olds that brings together the most promising young actors from the UK and Northamptonshire. 

“A streamlined, sexy and stylish take" FOUR STARS Reviews Hub

Broadway World 4* Review by Verity Wilde (The Tempest) 01.07.16

What’s good to do 5* Review by Jayne Wiggins (The Tempest) 01.07.16

The Reviews Hub 4* review by Fergus Morgan (The Tempest) 29.06.16

The Stage 4* review by Dave Fargnoli (The Tempest) 30.06.16

Stage Review 4* Review by Anne Cox (The Tempest) 29.06.16



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