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    Europe's first ever pop up Shakespearean theatre arrives in the glorious grounds of Blenheim Palace for summer 2019. 

    Four of William Shakespeare’s most popular plays will transport audiences to the intimate atmosphere of an Elizabethan playhouse, with plenty of breath-taking, spine-tingling and heart-stopping moments.

    A bloody, fast-paced, action-packed and psychologically tense. Populated by witches, ghosts and haunting apparitions, it tells the story of over-reaching ambition, a toxic marriage, a kingdom in crisis and a man's encounter with his own darkest self.

    Romeo and Juliet
    The most famous love story ever written, a tale of young love, grand passion, feuding families, street violence and the cruelties of fate.

    A Midsummer Night's Dream
    A riot of criss-crossed love and feuding fairies, with clod-hopping amateur actors and a magical potion adding to the mayhem.

    Richard III
    Shakespeare's portrayal of Richard III has strongly influenced Richard's reputation as one of the most colourful villains in British history. He is intelligent, engaging, gleeful and treacherous, murdering his way to the crown 

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