Fifty Shades of Shakespeare

Theatre (physical theatre, drama)

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Description

Shakespeare at his most sexy and salacious! A physically dynamic ensemble perform a musical, lyrical mash-up that explores love, sex and relationships in some of the Bard's most famous scenes. With plenty of Grey moments, the cast take you on a journey through all things naughty, nice, nauseating and, at points, downright nasty! Performed by the same company who have brought Death by Shakespeare to the Fringe since 2013. Join us for another fresh take on the Bard's beautiful words. For Death by Shakespeare: 'A must see for Shakespeare fans' **** (ThreeWeeks).

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  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Access to box office via ground level entrance; then up one floor in a standard passenger lift.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

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Sean Davis 101 days ago

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare (*)
A large cast uses snippets of Shakespeare’s plays that deal with love and sex and the love potion from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” to create a montage of sex scenes. The attempt fails miserably as the snippets are too short and out of context to have any emotional content, and the short lived, anonymous characters are too fleeting for us to care about them anyway. The only memorable aspect was having four actors support the horizontal fairy queen so she could “fly” over her victims to apply the potion in their ears.

This was the 72nd most enjoyable of the 76 shows I have seen so far this year. You may see my other three-sentence reviews, in order from most enjoyable to worst, at my non-commercial website: www.fringefan.com.

Tricia + Mags 102 days ago

Naughtiness at it’s best...

Fairies playing Cupid, the shades provided by their antics in how far they would go to pursue their desires.

Well executed and a must see!

Samiksha Sindhu 105 days ago

A very playful and entertaining show. Definitely recommend it to anybody looking for light hearted fun with saucy bits.


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Voice Mag (4/5 stars) 92 days ago

An inventive journey explored with traditional Shakespearean lines, lots of movement and a modern twist to how the scenes are portrayed.

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