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The Tempest

By William Shakespeare

2015

A co-production with Northern Stage and Oxford Playhouse.

Directed by Phelim McDermott
Associate directed by Mark Calvert
Designed by Becs Andrews
Lighting design by Colin Grenfell
Music composed and performed by Brendan Murphy
Sound design by Nick John Williams
Company Manager Colin Holman (Northern Stage)
Stage Manager Eleanor Pappworth
Deputy Stage Manager Nichola Jayne Reilly
Assistant Stage Manager Beatrice Stanley
Photography by Topher McGrillis

Cast:
Stephano: Tony Bell
Alonso: John Paul Connolly
Prospero: Tyrone Huggins
Antonio: Gary Kitching
Trinculo/Sebastian: Hannah McPake
Miranda: Jade Ogugua
Caliban: Peter Peverley
Ferdinand: Christopher Price
Ariel: Eileen Walsh

“Sit still and hear… of our sea sorrow…”

Widely considered to be Shakespeare’s final play, The Tempest combines magic, drama, romance and comedy.

This new ensemble production contained visual treats, original music, plenty of mischief and a whole lot of wizardry. Improbable’s The Tempest was created with an ensemble cast of ten, featuring Tyrone Huggins as Prospero and extraordinary live music from Brendan Murphy.

The Tempest was first presented at Northern Stage, Newcastle, then at the Oxford Playhouse in 2015.

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