The Tempest

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The Tempest, Shakespeare’s vision of rebellion, collaboration and uneasy peace, is given a poignant anniversary revival in the atmospheric surroundings of St Giles’ Cripplegate Church. Read More >

The Tempest, Shakespeare’s vision of rebellion, collaboration and uneasy peace, is given a poignant anniversary revival in the atmospheric surroundings of St Giles’ Cripplegate Church.

Thrown together in limbo, mid-way between Europe and the East, a group of exiles fight for control of a haunted land and a contested history, while the indigenous inhabitants plan their resistance.

Performed by an international cast, this production of The Tempest by Jericho House restores surviving music that would have accompanied the play when it premiered 400 years ago.

Please note, this production of The Tempest is staged as St Giles’ Cripplegate Church, EC2Y 8DA, not at the Barbican theatre.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 21/09/2011

Opening Night: 23/09/2011

Closing Night: 22/10/2011

Running time: 1h45

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - Jonathan Holmes

Designer - Lucy Wilkinson

Author - William Shakespeare

ABOUT Barbican Theatre

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS