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Covid 19. Sadly, we are closed until further notice. Re-opening dates will be announced via our social media platforms. Stay safe everyone.
Covid 19. Sadly, we are closed until further notice. Re-opening dates will be announced via our social media platforms. Stay safe everyone.
Covid 19. Sadly, we are closed until further notice. Re-opening dates will be announced via our social media platforms. Stay safe everyone.

The Winter’s Tale, in full, free from the Globe. (Premiere 18 May)

Watch The Winter’s Tale for free, Shakespeare’s late, great romance, filmed from Shakespeare’s most famous stage, the Globe Theatre.


The Winter’s Tale YouTube Premiere available until Sunday 31 May 2020.

 

The Winter’s Tale story
When Leontes, Sicilian king, becomes convinced his pregnant wife Hermione is conducting an affair with his closest friend Polixenes, King of Bohemia, he is so enraged he banishes her newborn child, while Hermione apparently dies of grief. Sixteen years later, the child, Perdita, having been raised in Bohemia by shepherds, is in love with Florizel, son of Polixenes, who forbids their marriage. The lovers travel to Leontes’ court seeking happiness, which they find – in ways nobody expected.

 

About the production
Blanche McIntyre directs a new version of Shakespeare’s great play of the irrational and inexplicable. Set in a world of monsters, gods and natural disasters, travel from the stifling atmosphere of the Sicilian court, to the unbuttoned joy of a Bohemian festival.

 

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