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The Merry Wives of Windsor: Live from Shakespeare’s Globe 12A

Broadcast live to cinema from Shakespeare’s Globe, London

 

Double-meanings, disguises and dirty laundry abound inThe Merry Wives of Windsoras Sir JohnFalstaff sets about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. Butthe ‘Merry Wives’ quickly cotton on to his tricks and decide to have a bit of fun of their own atFalstaff’s expense...

The Merry Wives of Windsoris the only comedy that Shakespeare set in his native land.Drawinginfluencesfrom 1930s British fashion, music and dance, this new production from Shakespeare’sGlobe will celebrate women, and the power and beauty of nature.With its witty mix of verbal andphysical humour, the playcelebrates a tradition that reaches right down to the contemporaryEnglish sitcom.

Directed by Elle While,theproduction stars Olivier Award-nominatedBryony Hannah(Call theMidwife,The Children’s Hour),Sarah Finigan(Suffragette,Upstart Crow)andPearce Quigley(Hamlet, As You Like It)as Falstaff.The Merry Wives of Windsorwill be staged at the beautiful andiconic Globe Theatre in London andwill be broadcast live to cinemas

 

PRODUCTION

Writer WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Director ELLE WHILECAST

 

CAST

Falstaff PEARCE QUIGLEY

Sir Hugh Evans/Nym HEDYDD DYLAN

Mistress Page SARAHFINIGAN

Mistress Ford BRYONY HANNAH

Doctor Caius/Pistol RICHARD KATZ

Abraham Slender/Robin JOSHUA LACEY

George Page FORBES MASSON

Host/Peter Simple ANNE ODEKE

Frank Ford JUDE OWUSU

Mistress Quickly ANITA REYNOLDS

Anne Page/John Rugby BOADICEA RICKETTS

Robert Shallow DICKON TYRRELL

Fenton/Bardolph ZACH WYATT

 

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Thursday 20th June at 7.20pm

£15

£13 - Over 60s & students

£10 - under 16s

 

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