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The Shakespeare Trilogy: The Tempest

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The inaugural production in the Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy at King's Cross, this all-female version of Shakespeare's iconic late play stars Harriet Walter as Prospero Read More >

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, this all-female version of Shakespeare’s iconic late play stars Harriet Walter as Prospero in Shakespeare’s epic evocation of the consequence of confi nement and the eternal struggle for liberation and justice.

Performed at the new purpose-built temporary theatre at King’s Cross, The Tempest will form one third of the Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy, playing in repertory alongside Henry IV and Julius Caesar from 23 September – 17 December 2016.

On special Donmar Shakespeare Trilogy days, all three plays will be performed back to back.




Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 23/09/2016

Opening Night: 23/09/2016

Closing Night: 15/12/2016

Running time: tbc

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Cast & Creative


Jade Anouka, Sheila Atim, Jackie Clune, Shiloh Coke, Karen Dunbar, Clare Dunne, Leah Harvey, Zainab Hasan, Jennifer Joseph, Martina Laird, Sophie Stanton, Carolina Valdés, Harriet Walter.


Director - Phyllida Lloyd

Designer - Chloe Lamford

Lighting Designer - James Farncombe

Movement Director - Ann Yee

Set Designer - Bunny Christie

Sound - Peter Malkin

Music By - Joan Armatrading