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18/09/2020

Is it safe to go back into the theatre?


Red Rose Chain are to stage spine-chilling Shakespeare to celebrate his 400th anniversary.

If you thought last year was exciting, just wait until you see what award-winning theatre company Red Rose Chain has coming up for you this year! This May, to kick off their celebrations for Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary, prepare for frights and delights at The Avenue as they bring Shakespeare inside the theatre for the first time ever with Richard III!

Spine-chilling suspense mixed with seduction and silliness – Joanna Carrick’s interpretation is an ideal choice for stubborn teenagers, or anyone looking to test their nerves in the face of Shakespeare’s bloodiest play.

Bringing this Tudor tale to life are their multi-talented cast, full of familiar faces! Mr Tod himself, Lawrence Russell, stars alongside Edward Day (King Lear, Twelfth Night), Rachael McCormick and Kirsty Thorpe (The Tale of Mr Tod, Theatre in the Forest) as they prepare their roles to make you laugh and scream in this Shakespeare spooktacular!

Murder, jealousy, intrigue and treason – enter the theatre if you dare.
Age guidance: 11+

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If this wasn’t enough to look forward to, book for the final night of Richard III to witness the start of Red Rose Chain’s epic 25 hour live Shakespeare marathon! For details on how YOU can perform on their stage and take part in the event, visit their website.
Shakespeare’s Richard III runs from 6th May until 4th June at The Avenue Theatre, Ipswich. Tickets are on sale now by calling the Box Office on 01473 603388 or visit www.redrosechain.com

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