The Royal Shakespeare Company’s hilarious and touching production of The Comedy of Errors comes to the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford, from 2nd – 6th November after an outdoor summer run in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Directed by Phillip Breen, the 17-strong cast will tell the story of a father who ends up in the wrong country on the wrong day as government makes hasty proclamations about travel.
A lonely son, while searching for his brother, loses himself. Across town a wife starts to realise her husband is not the man she thought he was (but rather likes it). Will anything ever be the same again?
Director Phillip Breen says: “When we first conceived of this Comedy of Errors back in 2019, we had no idea that the production would welcome the RSC’s audience back from a global pandemic. But this play of family reunions – people finding each other once again, people holding each other at sunset – seems entirely apt for this moment, and we can’t wait to get back to work with this fabulous company of actors; with this old play on a new stage for this very new world.”
Jonathan Broadbent and Greg Haiste will play, respectively, Dromio of Syracuse and
Dromio of Ephesus, whilst Hedydd Dylan (Adrianna), Guy Lewis (Antipholus of Syracuse) and
Rowan Polonski (Antipholus of Ephesus) join the company. Avita Jay will play Luciana.
Each principal member of cast has an impressive theatrical CV, with many taking part in countless Shakespearean productions. To say they are a talented bunch would be a total understatement.
For more information and to book your tickets, visit the Bradford Theatres website.