CONJURING MAGIC ON THE ISLAND

JULIE LYNCH IS THE MAGICIAN WHO HAS CREATED THE SET AND COSTUMES FOR THE TEMPEST, A TASK SHE DESCRIBES AS “DESIGNING A WHOLE WORLD”. WE ASKED HER TO REVEAL SOME OF THE TRICKS BEHIND HER TRADE. Can you tell us about the island world you’ve created for this production of The Tempest? It’s a very … Continue reading CONJURING MAGIC ON THE ISLAND

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WHO IS PROSPERO?

One of Shakespeare's most captivating characters stands at the centre of The Tempest. His name is Prospero and he mesmerises audiences with his magic, his malevolence and - in the end - his mercy. Brian Lipson will play Prospero for Bell Shakespeare in August and September, and John Bell will direct him. For this special … Continue reading WHO IS PROSPERO?