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Illustration of Bottom the Donkey from A Midsummer Night's Dream standing in an eerie glade in a wood with the Lakeside Theatre logo and the play's title overlaid as a graphic

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Thu 16 Feb - Fri 17 Feb

Written By William Shakespeare

Produced by Theatre Arts Society

Directed by Elise Roberts and Angelina Harvey

Lighting Designer: Eben McCarthy

‘The course of true love never did run smooth.’

A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers caught in a dispute of increasingly magical proportions. A group of wannabe actors determined to put on a play against the odds and one wild spirit is hell-bent on causing as much havoc as possible.

As the lovers’ dispute grows, the magical fairy couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences.


Show Guidance

Age guide: 11+

Depictions of drugging


Running time

2 hours 30 (including interval)


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  • Thu 16 Feb - Fri 17 Feb
  • 19:30
  • Advance Prices - £6 UoE Students/£10 Concession/£15 Full. On the Door Prices - £8 UoE Students/£12 Concessions/£16 Full
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