Tickets: Salisbury Tourist Information Centre, Fish Row, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1EJ Phone: 01722 342860
Shakespeare came to Wilton House in the winter of 1603 with the Kings Men to perform ‘As You Like It’ and ‘A Twelfth Night’ before King James I.
He reputedly came to Salisbury in 1608 to the Old George Hotel in the High Street to rehearse for further performances at Wilton
This production is also allied to the Royal Shakespeare Company – Open Stages scheme.
It is a hot summer with a myriad of love stories woven and interwoven into the story, tangled up with desire, pride, traditional values and much deeper emotions, true love never ran smoothly.
An anticipated celebration, a flight from a dire consequence. The stress the Mechanicals are under, to perform, but not to offend, on pain of death.
Passions and jealousies, stirred up with potions, confusions, resulting from mistaken identity. Add to the mix, fairies and the Moon. A dream otherworld with the real world coming into and out of focus, all this is A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Thursday 14th July until Saturday 23rd July ex Sunday 17th
|NICK BOTTOM/Pyramus||Mark Honan|
|PETER QUINCE/prologue||Brian Waddingham|
|FRANCIS FLUTE/Thisbe||Aiden Grant|
|TOM SNOUT/Wall||John Severn|
|ROBIN STARVELING/Moonshine||Jake Pugh|
|ROBIN GOODFELLOW – A Puck||Martha Osment|
|LEAD FAIRY||Lorna Matthews-Keel|