The Comedy of Errors
by William Shakespeare, Edited by Gary Owen
Shakespeare's classic comedy with a contemporary twist from the RSC
I to the world am like a drop of water
That in the ocean seeks another drop,
Who, falling there to find his fellow forth,
Unseen, inquisitive, confounds himself.
When two sets of twins are shipwrecked their father can save only one of each set.
Years later, one Antipholus and one Dromio arrive in Ephesus only to find that everyone there seems a little odd...
This distilled version of The Comedy of Errors has been specially created for schools and family audiences in association with acclaimed theatre company Told by an Idiot.
I doubt that you could see it without feeling Shakespeare is your contemporary, whether you are nine or ninety-nine.
Captured at Clapham Community Centre, London in December 2010.
Production photography © Ellie Kurttz.
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