Theatre Event

The Tempest

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Theatre Company presents

The Tempest

Directed by Robert Forknall

by William Shakespeare

9 - 12 Oct in the Studio

Anticipated running time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
Please note this is an estimated running time and may be subject to change

This production contains stroboscopic lighting effects.

The Tempest is a play about magic, betrayal, love and forgiveness.

Set on an island somewhere near Italy, Prospero, one-time Duke of Milan and his beautiful daughter, Miranda live with a sprite called Ariel and a strange Wildman called Caliban.

Prospero is a powerful magician who creates a tempest across the seas. We see a plot to murder the King of Naples; a drunken scheme to kill Prospero; and a romance between Miranda and the King’s son, Ferdinand. In the end, everyone is forgiven and they all set sail for home.

With a mix of Alice in Wonderland and Stranger Things, this, the last of Shakespeare’s plays, captures all the magic and beauty of his mind.


Adults: £8.00

Senior (60+): £5.50

Student: £2.50

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