Those with Calchas, Leontes
, and Polypoetes go by land to Colophon and bury Teiresias who died there.
In Act 1, Leontes
reveals that he is twenty-three years older than his son, Mamillius:
It begins with Billy Marvel, the only survivor of a shipwreck in 1766, and ends with Leontes
Marvel running into a burning theatre in 1900.
, King of Sicilia, is a character in which Shakespeare play?
examines the mysterious statue of Hermione in the final scene of The Winter's Tale, he comments out loud on what he thinks he sees.
Judi Dench plays Paulina and Kenneth Branagh plays Leontes
The play, one of the Bard's later and less well-known works, tells the tale of King Leontes
(Branagh) who manages to destroy his family as a result of insane jealousy only to be treated to perhaps undeserved redemption at the end.
Designer Christopher Oram dumps us in a Victorian Christmas card; Branagh's king Leontes
broods as his queen skates past with Polixenes (Hadley Fraser).
Directed by Conrad Nelson - who also plays King Leontes
and composed the highly-varied music - this is a modern dress production (well, turn of the 21st century modern at any rate; it begins as the clock strikes midnight at the start of the new Millennium) but it is not tiresomely high concept.
fantastic at improvising The play follows two kings - Leontes
and Polixenes - who have been friends since they were children.
Polixenes (Joe Faifer), King of Europa, is paying a visit to his childhood friend, Leontes
(Ariel Zuckerman), King of Britania.
, the king of Sicily has everything a man could want, power, wealth, a loving family and friends.