Pilot Performance


19:00 Reception
Entertainers greet guests

19:45 Call to dinner
Diabolus in Musica and actors lead guests through to dinner and play while first course is served

20:00 Welcome remarks
Alan Dedicoat explains the Charity Prize Draw

20.05 First course served

Romeo, Romeo … (Romeo & Juliet)

20.40 Main course served

Clown Gravediggers (Hamlet)

21.30 Dessert served

22:00 Shakespeare Morris

22.15 Coffees served in Foyer
Comfort break

22:25 Diabolus in Musica

22.30 Prize Draw in aid of The Shakespeare Hospice

22:35 Commedia dell’ Arte 

Bukechi and cast: Brush Up Your Shakespeare (Kiss Me Kate)

Chorus: Henry V

Soliloquy mash up: Henry V, Hamlet and Richard III

Bukechi: Ophelia

Premiere: New Plays

Bukechi: It Was a Lover and His Lass

Malvolio: The Letter

Sonnet 18

Bukechi: I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor

Titania meets Oberon (Midsummer Night’s Dream)

This England (Richard II)

Full Fathom Five (The Tempest)

Prospero: Ye elves… (The Tempest)

Bukechi: Romeo & Juliet

Bukechi: A Case of You

Puck: If we shadows have offended… (Midsummer Night’s Dream)

23:45 Birthday toast to HM The Queen

Video Premiere: “One Man, Many Voices” (link to video, please)

Diabolus in Musica leads candlelit procession

Robert Ball (artistic director) reads Sonnet 32, If thou survive…

Toast to the Bard 

00.30 Bars close

01.00 The Bard’s Night ends.

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The Bard's Night 2017