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Castle Theatre Company presents one of Shakespeare’s most riotous comedies: The Comedy of Errors! Combining the farcical dilemmas of mistaken identity with the desperate search for love, this glorious play explores the blissful, chaotic and hysterical reunion of a long-lost family.

 

Antipholus of Syracuse embarks on a journey alongside her right-hand man and trusted companion Dromio. However, both Antipholus and Dromio have identical long-lost twins that live in Ephesus, and, with neither twin-set knowing that the other exists, hilarious accidents ensue. The servants start working for the wrong masters, Antipholus of Syracuse runs into some risky business with Antipholus of Ephesus’ husband, and eventually the townspeople grow suspicious - will the twins be able to reunite before they are declared mad?

 

For over three decades, Castle Theatre Company has taken its annual summer Shakespeare tour around the south of England and the USA, performing classic comedies on the lawns of stately homes, gardens and abbeys. Renowned for its high standard of performance, Castle Theatre Company promises fantastic entertainment for audiences of all ages. Bring a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of riotous Shakespearean fun!
 

Poster design by Em Oliver

The Comedy of Errors - Summer Shakespeare Tour 2022

UK Tour - Venues
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Durham Castle

22nd-24th June, 14:30

Fellows' Garden, Durham Castle, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RW

Tickets available now!

Buckingham Literary Festival

3rd July, 17:00

Gardens of the Old Mill House, Maids Moreton, Buckingham

Tickets available now!

Tewkesbury Abbey

4th July, 18:30

Abbey House Gardens, Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5RZ

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Tewkesbury Abbey

​5th July, 18:30

Abbey House Gardens, Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5RZ

Tickets available from 23/6/22!

Elstow Abbey, Bedford

6th July, 19:00

Elstow Abbey CoE Church, Church End, Elstow, Bedford, MK42 9XT

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Childerley Hall, Cambridge

7th July, Gardens open 17:30, Performance begins 18:30

Childerley, 1a Mill Yard, Cambridge, CB23 8BA

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Bury St Edmunds

9th July, 19:00

Park Farm, Fornham St. Genevieve, Suffolk, IP28 6TS

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Tunbridge Wells Fringe

10th July, 14:30 & 18:30

The Old Auction House, Linden Park Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 5QL

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Ningwood Manor

11th July, 18:00pm

Ningwood Manor, Station Road, Ningwood, England, PO30 4NJ

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Rottingdean

13th & 14th July, 19:00

The Green, Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7HA

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Salisbury

15th July, 18:30

The Rifles Museum, The Wardrobe, 58, The Close,  Salisbury, SP1 2EX

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The Big Sheep

16th July, 18:00

The Big Sheep, Abbotsham, North Devon, EX39 5AP

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Mapperton House, Dorset

17th July, 14:00 & 18:30

Mapperton House & Gardens, Mapperton, Beaminster, DT8 3NR

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