Friday, December 9

Tag: Millie Bryant

The Tempest – Royden Park
North West

The Tempest – Royden Park

Staging their first production since the pandemic, The Hillbark Players transport the audience to a magical, timeless place in their interpretation of The Tempest by Shakespeare. With the bard's magical play being set on a beautiful natural island, where better to see it than outdoors in the natural open-air arena? The setting is serene. Surrounded by historic woodland, the theatre is a rectangular area of grass that has stands around it on three sides. This setting adds a lot to The Hillbark Players somewhat steampunk performance because it places the audience both within the play setting generally and, with the movement of the actors coming in from all areas, within the 'island' itself. There is an immersive element to this production. Directed by Martin Riley, The Tempest provide...