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Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Lend Me Your Ears...

Welcome to the Bridport Shakespeare Company

As a theatre company based in the south west, we are determined to bring the bohemian and eccentric spirit of Bridport to the works of one of the greatest writers ever to have lived. We cannot do it alone however. We need you.

 

Whether you'd like to be an actor, designer or an audience member, we need you to help us bring this truly unique art form to the stage. Take a look at our upcoming events or use the contact form below to enquire about being involved.

If you are worried about performing or you're new to theatre, just remember...

All The Worlds A Stage, and all the men and women merely players.

William

Shakespeare

Measure For Measure Now Rehearsing

Register Your Interest Today And Be A Part Of Something Truly Unique

Measure For Measure

By The Bridport Shakespeare Company

WHEN /

24 - 26 OCT, 2019 7-9 PM

WHERE /

CHAPEL IN THE GARDEN

BRIDPORT, DT6 3JX

ABOUT THE EVENT /

Measure For Measure

Nuns, Lowlifes, Axes & Bawdy Wenches

Written in 1604, this dark comedy is still incredibly relevant today focusing on corruption, exploitation & justice.

Book Tickets Today

Meet The Cast /

The Duke

Played By Ben

"Virtue Is Bold, And Goodness Never Fearful"

Ben Has Played Antonio In 12th Night And Now Takes On The Role Of The Duke. Disguised As A Friar, He Spies On Angelo And Helps Isabella Save Her Brother From Execution.

"O, It Is Excellent To Have Giants Strength But Tyrannous To Use It Like A Giant"

Isabella

Played By Marnie

Marnie Plays The Nun Called Isabella Who Must Beg Angelo For Her Brothers Life. He Will Spare Him If  She Consents To A Sin She Cannot Bear To Name.

Angelo

Played By Stephen

"That I crave death more willingly than mercy; Tis my deserving, and I do entreat it."

Stephen, A Long Serving BCS Member, Will Be Playing Angelo. A Man Who Seemed As If His Very Blood Were Ice.. Lust For Isabella Causes Him To Change

"'Ay, but to die and go we know not where, To lie in cold obstruction and to rot..'"

Claudio

Played By Reece

Reece Plays Claudio The Condemned. Imprisoned For love And Sentenced To Die, Can His Life Be Spared?

Escalus

Played By Valarie

"My lord, I am more amazed at his dishonour Than at the strangeness of it."

Director and Actor Valarie Plays The Faithful And Honest Old Statesman Escalus. Suprise Is In Store For Vienna Where Corruption Boils And Bubbles Till It O'er Run The Stew.

"So please you, this friar hath been with him, and advised him for the entertainment of death"

Provost

Played By Alex

Alex Takes On The Role Of Porvost, Keeper Of The Prisoners Of Vienna. A Significant Character Representing The Balance Of Justice And Mercy.

Lucio

Played By Doug

"I am a burr, I shall Stick!."

The Jester Of The Play, Lucio, Is Played By Doug. We Are Incredibly Lucky To Have Doug's Quicksilver Wit And Charm. 

"I do repent me, as it is an evil, 
And take the shame with joy."

Juliet

Played By Lydia

Lydia, who can be seen in Waste Not Want Not that she owns and manages (do pop in) plays Juliet, the soon to be mother and soon to be widowed ; and Barnadine, a comic character.

Pompey

Played By Joe

"I beseech you, sir, look in this gentleman's face. Good Master Froth, look upon his honour"

Joe who played Lazar Wolf in Fiddler on the Roof is our Pompey, kind of Sid James type..

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