Mon 1 Dec 2008 – Sat 6 Dec 2008
Experience the madness of love and loss in a radically cut, fast paced version of Shakespeare’s much loved comedy where classical verse meets riotous gig.
Filter’s explosive and irreverent new take on this story of romance, satire and mistaken identity combines dynamic narrative drive with a torrent of sound and music creating one of the most accessible Shakespeare productions of recent years.
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“Rock-and-roll Shakespeare’s a blast…just the ticket….Filter is a company blessed with wit, style and a touch of magic…the jokes are genuinely funny, the music, ranging from folk and free jazz to heavy rock, is both spontaneous and exciting, and Shakespeare’s original lyrics are wisely retained.”
“Fresh, fast and very funny…. Chaotic, creative and zinging with vibrant irreverence.”
“A thoroughly invigorating draft of fresh air.”
“…packed with delights.”
“Achieves the company’s goal of breathing spontaneity and fun into Shakespeare’s work.”
“A sprightly delight.”
“Truly, Shakespeare was never like this. Do not miss out.”
Cast includes Jonathan Broadbent, Oliver Dimsdale, Victoria Moseley, Poppy Miller, Ferdy Roberts, Gemma Saunders, Tom Haines, Ross Hughes, Alan Pagan and Russell Marsh
Creatives include Sean Holmes (Director) and Tom Haines and Ross Hughes (Sound Designers)