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Prospero's Books Dir. Peter Greenaway

Date: Wednesday, 05 June 2019 to Monday, 06 May 2019
Time(s): 19:00 to 22:00

Type: Theatre and Stage

Booking Required: Yes


This film reflects the Flights of Fancy theme of our Festival. It is a 1991 British avant-garde adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest writtenand directed by Peter Greenaway. Sir John Geilgud plays the part of Prospero, the conjuror of dreams and orchestrator of the actions. He provides the off-screen narration and the voices of the other story characters. The film is cinematically innovative and combines mime, dance, opera and animation. There is artistic nudity and cross references to Dutch paintings and the Leonardo sketch books. The music is by Michael Nyman.

Tickets £8 adults,, £2 students


AddressThe Rex Cinema
BH20 4JX

Phone01929 551071



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