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Shooting Shakespeare

This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

About the Show Less...

Forkbeard Fantasy return with their latest burst of comic cine theatre. Read More >

Forkbeard Fantasy have spent 30 years delighting audiences across the globe with their eye-boggling comic performances. multiple film projections, grotesque characters, hilarious puppetry and wild mechanical sets.

This anniversary production will be touring the UK, and will visit the Riverside Studios as well as the Hackney Empire as it tours the UK.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 19/10/2004

Closing Night: 23/10/2004

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Cast & Creative


Chris Britton, Tim Britton, Ed Jobling, Louise Howells, Jay Thomas


Director - Andy Hay

Producer - Forkbeard Fantasy

About Hackney Empire

291 Mare Street, London, United Kingdom, E8 1EJ

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