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March

 

 



The Events
March 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
RSC - Snow in Midsummer
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A contemporary re-imagining of one of the most famous classical Chinese dramas. Director Justin Audibert (The Jew of Malta) returns to the RSC to breathe new life into this ancient and haunting story of a young girl, struggling to prove her innocence for a crime she didn’t commit.
March 3, 4, 6, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30
RSC - Julius Caesar
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Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling in the corridors of power. Opening the Rome season, Angus Jackson (Oppenheimer, Don Quixote) directs Shakespeare’s epic and thrilling tragedy as the politics of spin and betrayal turn bloody and brutal.
March 4 and 18
Farmers Market
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The defining characteristics of a Farmers' Market are that the producers should sell their own produce – share their passion for their produce and sample their goods - and all produce should be made from local ingredients wherever possible (usually not more than 30 miles away).
March 11, 13, 14, 15, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31
RSC - Antony and Cleopatra
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Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Iqbal Khan (Much Ado About Nothing, Othello) returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and power.
March 11
The Major Series
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The Royal British Legion Major Series is not just a muddy challenge, but an experience like no other. Whatever your age or fitness level, immerse yourself in a different world as you take on the epic military obstacle zones along the 5km and 10km courses, all with the help of 40 of The Major’s finest troops.
Irish in the Archives
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When the crowds have left and our beautiful buildings are quiet, we invite you to try something different. Sample a wide range of specially programmed talks and workshops 'After Hours'.

An exploration of Irish history in the archives, find out how Shakespeare has influenced Irish actors throughout time. Enjoy special readings, Irish dancing, and refreshments (hosted by James Ranahan and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Archive team).

March 12
Salute to Sinatra and the Swing Legends, starring Matt Ford 
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Award winning singer Matthew Ford is widely regarded as the finest big band singer in the Uk, and he is delighted to present this show which celebrates Ol’ Blue Eyes and the Swing Legends.
March 13

Stratford Races

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For information visit the Race course website

March 17, 7.30pm
And Finally...Phil Collins, 10th Anniversary Tour
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‘And Finally… Phil Collins’ are recognised throughout the industry as the market leaders and definitive Phil Collins & Genesis tribute show. Now, celebrating their ‘10th Anniversary’ year together, this truly amazing eleven piece band which includes the ‘And Finally Horns’ faithfully re-create all the classic hits from the Phil Collins and Genesis timeless back catalogue. In 2017 they present a brand-new show that is truly enhanced by new lighting, stage sets and world class musicians to get even closer to that immense Phil Collins production ensuring an exciting spectacle is totally guaranteed. As always the ‘two drummer’ line up remains an integral part of the act and once again the addition of a dedicated percussionist performing the Louis Conte role, has moved the ‘And Finally’ experience both musically and visually to a whole different league.
March 19, 8pm
Jo Caulfield - The Customer Is Always Wrong 
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Have you ever noticed that even when you’re right, you’re wrong? From the potential minefields of dating, relationships and divorce, to the simple things, like booking a holiday, or joining a pub-quiz team – nothing is ever as straightforward as it should be. Jo Caulfield is determined to get things back on track…
March 20, 7.30pm
Anne Reid
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“love to sing!” Anne Reid and her musical director Jason Carr present an evening of songs and stories…music and memories ……filming with Daniel Craig….performing Shakespeare at Buckingham Palace….making ‘Last Tango in Halifax’!
March 31
RSC - The Hypocrite
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April 1642. Sir John Hotham, Governor of Hull, is charged by Parliament to secure the arsenal at Hull and deny entry to King Charles I. Civil war seems inevitable and losing his head more than probable in this riotous new comedy from writer Richard Bean (One Man Two Guvnors), directed by Phillip Breen (The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Shoemaker’s Holiday).