The Bard's Night | Programme

Programme - Friday April 21, 2017 

The following programme full of entertaining performances was presented to the audience for the 2017 Bard's Night:

19:00
Musicians and 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
Gill Davies, director, The Bard’s Night: welcome remarks
Senior representative of The Shakespeare Hospice: About the Charity

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 Men

22.15
Coffees served in Foyer

Comfort break 

22:30
Diabolus in Musica

22.35
Prize Draw in aid of The Shakespeare Hospice 

22:45
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

Diabolus in Musica leads candlelit procession

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

Midnight
Toast to the Bard

00.30
Bars close


01.00
The Bard's Night ends.

 


 


The organisers of Bard's Night are grateful for the permissions granted by Judy Methuen - the sculptor who created the remarkable bronze bust from the recently discovered image of Shakespeare - known as the Cobbe portrait - and Kelly Jo Hearsey, the photographer responsible for the images of the bust shown on these web pages.
www.methuenshakespeare.com
www.kellyjophotography.com