• Enjoy a performance of Measure for Measure directed by Gregory Doran, Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company
• In a very special opportunity, experience two less frequently performed Restoration plays: John Vanbrugh’s The Provoked Wife and Thomas Otway’s Venice Preserved
• Discover Broughton Castle, a beautiful manor house rebuilt in the sixteenth century
Vivien Heilbron is a Shakespearean and Emmy nominated actress.
Assemble from 1400 at Best Western Grosvenor Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, for three nights. 1500 welcome and introduction followed by discussion on The Provoked Wife. Evening performance at the Swan Theatre: The Provoked Wife.
Morning: post-performance discussion on The Provoked Wife followed by excursion to Broughton Castle. Afternoon: introduction to Venice Preserved. Evening performance at the Swan Theatre: Venice Preserved.
Morning: backstage tour of the Royal Shakespeare Company and post-performance discussion on Venice Preserved. Afternoon: guided walking tour of Stratford with Dr Jonathan Milton and introduction to Measure for Measure. Evening performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre: Measure for Measure.
Post-performance discussion on Measure for Measure. Tour disperses 1100.
16 Jul — 19 Jul 2019
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Cost includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, performances as described, breakfast, one lunch, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £90.