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A Mappa Mundi/Torch Theatre /Theatr Mwldan Co-Production

This event is sold out, please contact the Box Office 0115 846 7777 to be added to the waiting list. Running Time: approximately 2 hours 15 minutes Suitable for 8+ by William Shakespeare directed by Peter Doran Music by Peter Knight Designer – Sean Crowley Peter Doran directs an outstanding cast of twelve - young lovers, warring fairies and mischievous Mechanicals – who meet in a moonlit forest in this magical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Set on the home front during the Second World War, this new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream tells of a very British way of life, of an old class structure weakened by the destructiveness of war. Yet despite the conflict there is an underlying feeling of adventure - romance is in the air, and people live life for the moment, not knowing what tomorrow may hold. In these times our dreams are more vivid, the desire to love and be loved greater, and the longing for a better world immense. An endlessly inventive production laced with wicked wit, genuine enchantment, and a symbolic escape from reality. …Is all that we see or seem but a dream within a dream… Edgar Allen Poe Supported by the Welsh Government and the Arts Council of Wales through the National Performing Arts Touring scheme.