Making Sense of Shakespeare

"These words are razors to my wounded heart"

Titus Andronicus (Act I, Scene I)



The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)
By Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield

October 26th-28th - Stantonbury Campus Theatre

Fortune’s Fool Theatre Company are delighted to announce the dates for our forthcoming production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

Prepare for a gut-wrenching roller-coaster ride through all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays as, using only 3 actors, 2 silly wigs and a guitar, we present all of Shakespeare’s greatest works (and a couple of less great ones too) in one unforgettable evening.

Whether you’re a real Bardologist (Shakepeare geek), or you don’t know your Coriolanus from your Othello; we’re guaranteed to put a smile on your face, and promise thou faithfully that this is Shakespeare as you’ve NEVER seen it before...

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Join in the fun!
Actors Wanted: Aged 13 - 18

We are not greedy at Fortune’s Fool and want to share our stage with up and coming actors and lovers of Shakespeare. On the 27th and 28th October join us for a day-long workshop on performing Shakespeare. Learn about character, language and meter, before producing your own re-telling of one of the plays (27th Oct - A Midsummer Night’s Dream / 28th Oct - The Tempest) to be performed as part of the evening show. Workshops run from 10:00 till 16:00* and cost only £25.

Special Offer: Fortune’s Fool Theatre Company is delighted to be able to offer you a special Early Bird Discount. Bookings taken before the 15th October will be at the discounted rate of £15 for one workshop or £25 for both.

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* Participants must be available for the evening show. Admittance to The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged) is included in the price of the workshop.

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What Students say...

Samantha Davies

“It was an enjoyable experience, which helped me understand Shakespeare much better, which also helped loads with my GCSEs. Some people think it’s sad to like Shakespeare but I really enjoyed reading Shakespeare’s plays. I would love to do something like this again.”

Samantha Davies
Year 11

What Teachers say...

Sarah Robinson

“Fortunes Fool Theatre Company were crucial in the development and preparation of our school’s 2009 entry to the Shakespeare Schools Festival. Their professionalism and enthusiasm was second to none, making the workshops entertaining, informative and relevant to the students. It was pleasing to see students walking away from the workshops and understanding that iambic pentameter is not just a band from the 60’s. I will definitely be asking them back in the future!”

Sarah Robinson
Drama Teacher