Get a better look at The Tempest!

With only two weeks to go before we sail away from "this desolate isle", now's the perfect time to catch Shakespeare's final play in the beautiful outdoor gardens of St Paul's, Covent Garden. Last week Hannah Barton came to see the show and got some snaps! Check out some selections below. You can get your tickets … Continue reading Get a better look at The Tempest!

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“Spectacular!” The reviews are in… and take a first look at #IrisTempest

We're full throttle into our run of Shakespeare's final play: The Tempest! Featuring a cast of seven, The Tempest is a spectacle of enchantments and grandeur as Prospero finds his old enemies arriving on the desert island he now calls home. Find out what happens when the Italian court shows up, and how Prospero will enact his … Continue reading “Spectacular!” The reviews are in… and take a first look at #IrisTempest

Magic galore – guest blog from #IrisTempest associate director for magic, Andy Room

Our associate director for magic, Andy Room, has been working away creating the tricks and effects for this summer's opener to our season: The Tempest! Here's his view on how the last bit of rehearsals has gone... It’s a very exciting time for me at the moment: I’ve witnessed some prototype magical set pieces in … Continue reading Magic galore – guest blog from #IrisTempest associate director for magic, Andy Room

The Tempest and The Three Musketeers take to the stage for Summer 2018

That's right, it's time! #SummerIsComing and after almost seven months of scheming and planning here at Iris Towers, it is our delight to finally unveil this summer's productions: Shakespeare's The Tempest and Daniel Winder's new adaptation of Dumas' The Three Musketeers, both in the stunning grounds of St Paul's Church in Covent Garden. But before we … Continue reading The Tempest and The Three Musketeers take to the stage for Summer 2018