Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale at the Exeter Northcott Theatre in November

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A new production of The Winter’s Tale is coming to the Exeter Northcott theatre from Tuesday, November 10 to Saturday, November 14.

Directed by Simon Goodin, the production is a collaboration of between The Nuffield (A Streetcar Named Desire, The House of Bernarda Alba), Schtanhaus (Jason and the Argonauts) and Headlong (Enron, Six Characters in Search of an Author).

The production is part of a national tour and is adventurous young director Simon Godwin’s last major show before he joins Bristol Old Vic as associate director.

The Winter’s Tale, which combines the tightly plotted excitement of a thriller with the mythic beauty of a fairytale has been given a vivid 20th century setting that draws on distant echoes of the 1930s.

This production will use choreography alongside live music to demonstrate direct storytelling in a study of jealously, loss and the human capacity to forgive.

The Winter’s tale is on at the Exeter Northcott from Tuesday, November 10 to Saturday, November 14. Time:  7.30pm, Saturday matinee 2.30pm. Tickets:  £12 to £20, half price concessions. Schools £7 for groups of 10+. Call the box office on  01392 493493 or visit the website.