The Tempest

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Donmar Warehouse (King’s Cross Theatre North)

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This was the third part in a trilogy of Shakespeare plays, not obviously thematically linked as plays but performed in a consistent manner – with an all-female cast headed by Harriet Walter and a linking framing device that all the plays are being performed by a group of female prisoners. The first part was Julius Caesar. The second part was Henry IV.

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Henry IV (2)

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Donmar Warehouse (King’s Cross Theatre North)

This was the second part in a trilogy of Shakespeare plays, not obviously thematically linked as plays but performed in a consistent manner – with an all-female cast headed by Harriet Walter and a linking framing device that all the plays are being performed by a group of female prisoners. The first part was Julius Caesar.

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