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Pericles poster by Martha Hegarty.jpg

Cast and Creatives:

Zena Carswell

Lauren Cornelius
Iona Crampton

Dan Dawes

Adam Elms

Tom Grace

Rory Hobson

Peter Watts

Director: Dan Dawes

Assistant Director: Rory Hobson

Production: Nina Flitman and Julian Starr

Sound Design: Julian Starr

Lighting Design: Jack Wills

Stage Manager: Tallulah Harris

Crew: Claire Durrant, Ashley Cavender.

Photography: Robert Vass

Poster Design: Martha Hegarty

by William Shakespeare

Upstairs at the Gatehouse, and Zamek Valtice, Czechia

28th August - 8th September, 2019

Pericles is a Shakespearean epic - an exciting and exotic adventure of mystery, marvels, and mayhem - now brought to life in a bold new production by Idle Discourse.


Having discovered a dark secret in the court of Antiochus, Pericles is forced to wander a world filled with captivating characters.


It's an odyssey of life and death, morality and depravity, civility and barbarity, and, most of all, of the everlasting endurance of love.


This new production brings you one of the Bard's grandest tales with irreverence, humour, and maybe just a little bit of silliness.


An energetic and accessible interpretation of the play, expect remarkable Shakespearean storytelling at its most evocative!

Idle Discourse in Czechia

Idle Discourse in Czechia

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