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The RSC presents a classic Comedy of Errors

Author: Opus Arte

Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, a fairy tale farce of everyday miracles, mistaken identity and double vision, directed by comedy master Phillip Breen.

  • The Comedy of Errors | Copyright: © Photography by Pete Le May © Royal Shakespeare Company

    The Comedy of Errors © Photography by Pete Le May © Royal Shakespeare Company

The Royal Shakespeare Company presents a Shakespearean classic full of much-needed laughter after so long without live theatre.

A father ends up in the wrong country on the wrong day as a 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?

Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, a fairy tale farce of everyday miracles, mistaken identity and double vision, is directed by comedy master Phillip Breen.

“… while Phillip Breen’s new Royal Shakespeare Company staging is exhaustingly funny, it also touches on deeper distresses about identity and reality. Breen and movement director Charlotte Broom grab every possible gag. (The Guardian ★★★★★)

“Across the cast, there are touches of brilliance and moments of high comedy, with Breen's directorial hand steering proceedings assuredly to their outrageous conclusion” (WhatsOnStage ★★★★)

“... slice of Renaissance silliness embraces chaos... Breen’s staging captures how petrifying it is to have the world you live in dismantled in front of you; faced with the shattered pieces, all you can do is laugh.
(Evening Standard ★★★★)

Genre Theatre
Production Company Royal Shakespeare Company
Production year 2022
Distribution homevideo / DVD Naxos Rights (Europe) Ltd
Distribution VOD Naxos Rights (Europe) Ltd
Choreography by Charlotte Broom

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