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Pericles Poster

Pericles

Until August 24, 2019

O, come, be buried a second time within these arms.

Why See Pericles?

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A rare gem

It all begins with a riddle to which the answer, wrong or right, is sure to bring death, thus beginning the seafaring trials of Pericles, Prince of Tyre in this rarely performed work, thought to be a collaboration between old Will and Kings Men pal George Wilkins. Regardless of authorship, the first of the late romances, Pericles involves many of Bard's hallmarks including antiquity, the miracle of fate and a shipwreck or two.

Performed in 17th Century style by the Globe's Touring ensemble (in rep with Twelfth Night and The Comedy of Errors) discover the story of the wandering Pericles and his family, who despite the strangest and most tumultuous of odds, are determined to be reunited.

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Dates

Opening night: 5 May 2019

Audience

12 +

Run time

TBC

And before you stop reading

Captioned Performance: August 15th at 19.30

Cast and Creative

Cast

The Touring Ensemble to include:
Mark Desebrock
Mogali Masuku
Evelyn Miller
Eric Sirakian

Creative

Written by William Shakespeare and George Wilkins
Directed by Brendan O'Hea
Composition by Bill Barclay
Design by Andrew D Edwards
Choreographed by Sian Williams
Associate Director Isabel Marr

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