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Young Vic / London
Producer: Young Vic/Chichester Festival Theatre
Playwright: Edward Bond
Cast: Patrick Stewart, Richard McCabe
Character: William Shakespeare
A fictional account of the retired William Shakespeare at his Warwickshire home in 1615 and 1616, suffering pangs of conscience in part because he signed a contract which protected his landholdings, on the condition that he would not interfere with an enclosure of common lands that would hurt the local peasant farmers.
Patrick reprises this role which he last performed in April 2010 at Chichester Festivalís Minerva theatre. Angus Jackson again directs.
Run is from February 23 - March 31, 2012 with previews starting February 16, 2012.
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