Bard’s Night Friday 21 April 2017

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…

00.00 Toast to the Bard

00.30 Bars close

01.00 The Bard’s Night ends.

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