Champagne corks are popping...

Messina, Italy; the end of a war signals celebration: colour, dancing. Caution is thrown to the wind, there’s music in the air, and now that the sexes are re-united: the inevitable sparks and sexual frisson.

Normal life resumes in the sunshine, “al fresco”. As champagne corks pop, the rituals of courtship are rekindled: there’s whispering, giggling and flirting behind masks. Most of the tittle-tattle is good-natured & harmless. For Beatrice and Benedick it means the resumption of their unresolved battle of wits.

But there’s one shadow: an unwanted guest is lurking in the wings. It’s not his party but he’s determined to make others cry. Will he succeed in in subverting this comedy for his own end, or will the dance sweep everyone off their feet? “Play, music!”



Tuesday 19th July 7pm
Wednesday 20th July 7pm *
Thursday 21st July 2pm (relaxed)
Thursday 21st July 7pm
Friday 22nd July 7pm
Saturday 23rd July 2pm (BSL interpreted)
Saturday 2rd July 7pm
Sunday 24th July 7pm 

* this show will be followed by an informal Q&A in the “Bottoms Up” bar.


Adults £20
U18s/Student/Jobseeker £15
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children) £64

Early Bird Offers!
(only available until 22nd May):
EB Adult £18
EB U18s/Student/Jobseeker £13
EB Family £60

Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)

Early Bird Offers!
(only available until 22nd May):
EB Adult
EB U18s/Student/Jobseeker
EB Family




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