Love entangled with the end of love.
An astonishing and beautiful reimagining of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
Ben Power’s unique and moving play imagines the star-crossed lovers at the end of long lives together. Shakespeare’s original words are woven together into a new, deeply romantic story of loyalty, loss and enduring love.
A huge hit for the RSC in 2009 and 2012, this crisp, contemporary production is steeped in atmosphere, lyricism and heartbreaking romance.
“Powerful and moving” – British Theatre Guide
Starring Suzanna Hamilton – Julia in the film version of 1984 opposite John Hurt, Felicity in the film version of Out of Africa, and a familiar face from performances in Casualty, Silent Witness and Jonathan Creek.
Starring Patrick Driver - Theatre includes: Hyem (Theatre 503 & Northern Stage),Tale of Two Cities (Regent’s Park), Educating Rita (Gala Theatre, Durham), Measure for Measure, As You Like It, The Heresy of Love, Julius Caesar, Dr. Scroggy’s War,The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare’s Globe), Top Dogs (Southwark Playhouse). Television includes: Informer, Call the Midwife, Guerilla, Silent Witness, EastEnders, Whistleblowers, Peepshow, Holby City, Doctors, The Bill, The Office, The Last Chancers, Worst Week of My Life, My Hero.
Post Show Talks:
Reinventing Shakespeare in A Tender Thing - Tue 8th May
What does Old Age really mean? (with guest speakers) - Fri 11th May