Shipwreck, pirates, resurrection, a goddess, incest, plague, a brothel, riddling, knights in armour and a family dispersed across the Levant: in its day immensely popular, Shakespeare’s version of one of the great European stories (adapted in conjunction with George Wilkins) inaugurates the haunting last phase of his writing career.
We’ll be reading Pericles, Prince of Tyre at 6 pm on Thursday, October 19, in the usual KiSS venue, the Gallery at the Rose in Kingston. Just come along and choose a role to read. You don’t need to know the play, you don’t need any experience. Come and sample this later addition to Shakespeare canon–as is our theme this term.