Following the success of previous livestreams, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest, and Sonnets & Carols, Jenny Caron Hall, Artistic Director of SHAKE Festival, announces further casting ahead of the latest rehearsed reading of William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale.
Directed by Caron Hall the production will be streamed live from Sands Films Studios, Rotherhithe on Saturday 31 July at 7.30pm (BST), with a talk from Richard O’Brien, lecturer in Creative Writing at Northumbria University and 2018-20 Birmingham Poet Laureate, during the interval. Tickets are available to buy via: www.ticketsource.co.uk/shake-festival-winters
Phil Aizelwood (Dorcas/Lord) and Anna Carteret (Old Shepherd) join the previously announced Helen Adie (Dion/Gentleman 2), Ben Elder (Lord/Gaoler/Mariner/Mopsa), Tim Fitzhigham (Autolycus), Alistair Hall (The Clown), Charlotte Hamblin (Hermione), Maia Jemmett (Perdita), Malachy King (Servant and Lord), Katherine MacRae (Cleomenes/Gentleman 1), Michael Mears (Antigonus/Third Gentleman.), Pamela Miles (Time/Chorus), Wendy Morgan (Paulina), Mark Quartley (Leontes), Louis B Rhone (First Servant/Lord), David Sturzaker (Polixenes), Barnaby Taylor (Florizel) and Leo Wringer (Camillo) with music from Finn Collinson and Oliver Wass.