Shakespeare In Love.

Shakespeare In Love

Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard
Adapted by Lee Hall
Music by Paddy Cunneen

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Overview

The best British comedy since One Man, Two Guvnors

Daily Telegraph

A riotously enjoyable evening in the theatre

Sunday Times

Young Will Shakespeare has writer's block... the deadline for his new play - a comedy called Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter - is fast approaching, he's struggling to finish the first line of a sonnet and he's in dire need of inspiration. Then he meets the beguiling Viola de Lesseps, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant. Viola is prepared to do anything - including risking the frosty disapproval of Queen Elizabeth I - to fulfil her illicit dream of performing on the London stage and pursuing a passionate affair with the greatest playwright of the age. 

This adaptation of the multi award-winning film classic is exuberant, witty, funny, and a beautiful homage to love, art, and theatre itself.

This new production will be directed by Philip Breen, director of the highly acclaimed recent Royal Shakespeare Company productions of The Merry Wives of Windsor and The Hypocrite. 



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Cast & Creatives

Cast

  • Pierro Niel Mee.

    Pierro Niel-Mee

    William Shakespeare
  • Imogen Daines.

    Imogen Daines

    Viola
  • Rob Edwards.

    Rob Edwards

    Fennyman
  • Geraldine Alexander.

    Geraldine Alexander

    The Queen
  • Edmund Kingsley.

    Edmund Kingsley

    Kit Marlowe
  • Bill Ward.

    Bill Ward

    Wessex
  • Ian Hughes.

    Ian Hughes

    Henslowe
  • Giles Taylor.

    Giles Taylor

    Tilney and De Lesseps
  • Edward Harrison.

    Edward Harrison

    Burbage
  • Philip Labey.

    Philip Labey

    Sam
  • Rowan Polonski.

    Rowan Polonski

    Ned Alleyn/Catling
  • Kevin N Golding.

    Kevin N Golding

    Lambert/Wabash
  • Joshua Richards.

    Joshua Richards

    Frees/Ralph
  • Jonathan Blaydon

    Nol/Valentine
  • Richard Rowe McGhie

    Adam
  • Rosalind Steele

    Molly
  • Toby Webster

    Peter/Robin
  • Jazmine Wilkinson

    Webster/Mistress Quickly

Creative Team

Lee Hall

Writer

Paddy Cunneen

Music

Phillip Breen

Director

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