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Measure for Measure

Introduced by Professor Julie Sanders, Paul Higgins and Nicola Ferguson star in Shakespeare's last and perhaps strangest comedy.

by William Shakespeare

"Women? Help Heaven! men their creation mar
In profiting by them."

Shakespeare's last and perhaps strangest comedy - a play about religion, surveillance, coercion, sex and power.

The Duke ..... Paul Higgins
Isabella ..... Nicola Ferguson
Angelo ..... Robert Jack
Escalus ..... Maureen Beattie
Lucio and Froth ..... Finn den Hertog
The Provost ..... Michael Nardone
Mariana ..... Maggie Serivce
Claudio / Friar Peter ..... Owen Whitelaw
Pompey ..... Sandy Grierson
Mistress Overdone and Francisca ..... Georgie Glen
Juliet ..... Olivia Morgan
Elbow / Abhorson / Friar Thomas ..... Kevin Mains

Introduced by Professor Julie Sanders

Sound design and music by Gary C Newman

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

2 hours, 9 minutes

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Sun 29 Apr 2018 19:30

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