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Curtain falls on most successful show in over a decade for Stafford Festival Shakespeare

10,988 people attended a performance at Stafford Castle – which is nearly 3,000 more than last year’s production.

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Last chance to catch record-breaking open-air Shakespeare

After an incredible opening week, this year’s critically-acclaimed Stafford Festival Shakespeare production of Macbeth close on Saturday July 14th.

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DS Salon Stafford gets Shakespeare moving at the Castle

Stafford Festival Shakespeare is delighted to be teaming up with DS Salon Stafford as one of the main sponsors of its 2018 production of Macbeth at Stafford Castle.

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Stafford Festival Shakespeare set for scorching opening weekend

Things are really heating up at Stafford Castle this weekend with the opening of this year’s Stafford Festival Shakespeare production of Macbeth.

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Macbeth Cast Interviews

Check out our video interviews with members of the cast of this year’s Stafford Festival Shakespeare production of Macbeth.

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Director Clare Prenton returns to Stafford Festival Shakespeare for this year’s production of Macbeth.

With rehearsals getting under way this week we sat down to discuss her take on the show…

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Rehearsals underway for Macbeth at Stafford Castle

The cast of this year’s Stafford Festival Shakespeare production of Macbeth have begun rehearsals at Stafford Gatehouse Theatre

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Local performers join cast of Shakespeare at the Castle

Stafford Festival Shakespeare has a proud tradition of casting performers from the local region since its inception in 1991.

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Stafford Festival Shakespeare's Macbeth – cast announcement

Stafford Festival Shakespeare is delighted to reveal the full cast announcement for this summer’s much-anticipated production.

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Advanced ticket sales reach record levels for Shakespeare at the Castle

Demand for tickets for Stafford Festival Shakespeare's production of Macbeth outstrip that of previous shows by some distance.

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Extra Schools’ performance added for Stafford Festival Shakespeare

Following unprecedented demand, two extra Schools’ matinee shows have been added to the performance schedule of Macbeth.

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Producer Derrick Gask and Director Clare Prenton in conversation about plans for the Stafford Festival Shakespeare 2018 production of Macbeth

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Something wicked coming to Stafford Festival Shakespeare 2018

Producers have announced that the production for Stafford Festival Shakespeare 2018 will be The Bard’s horrific tragedy, Macbeth.

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Stafford Festival Shakespeare set for announcement of 2018 show

Following the storming success of The Tempest, producers are busy with preparations for the imminent announcement of its 2018 production.

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Sun shines on star studded Stafford Festival Shakespeare show

Audiences and critics alike were united in their praise for The Tempest – which received three five star reviews from a trio of notable publications.

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Last chance to see The Tempest at the Castle this weekend

After an incredible run featuring award nominations and five star reviews, this year’s production will be performed for the last time on Saturday 8th July.

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Stafford Festival Shakespeare lauds international appeal

Producers welcome three very special, international guests to a performance of this year’s critically-acclaimed production.

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Fabulous five star reception for The Tempest at Stafford Castle

Following a storming opening weekend, producers are celebrating the incredible critical reception of this year’s production.

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Stafford Festival Shakespeare set for magical opening weekend with spectacular show

Producers are preparing for a busy weekend with the opening of this year’s spectacular show, The Tempest.

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Stafford Festival Shakespeare set for magical production with a little help from Morgan & West

Acclaimed magicians accentuate the magical themes of this year's play.

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Rehearsals underway for The Tempest at Stafford Castle

The cast will spend three weeks rehearsing with Director Clare Prenton, including music rehearsals with Musical Director Craig Adams.

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Winner of the Great Shakespearean Bake-Off announced

Producers of Stafford Festival Shakespeare have announced the winner of the Great Shakespearean Bake-Off competition.

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Brushing with ‘The Bard’

Stafford Festival Shakespeare teams with the Independent Community Arts Partnership to deliver a Community Engagement Programme.

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Stafford Festival Shakespeare presents The Tempest – cast announcement

The cast announcement features a number of famous faces from the stage and screen.

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Arnold Clark ensure smooth ride for The Tempest at Stafford Festival Shakespeare

Europe’s largest independently owned car company in support of this year’s production.

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The Great Shakespearean Bake-Off!

Enter the Great Shakespearean Bake-Off and win a ‘Picnic for Two’ at Stafford Festival Shakespeare 2017.

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Win tickets to Stoke-on-Trent Literary Festival on behalf of Stafford Festival Shakespeare

We have three pairs of tickets to giveaway...

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Advertising opportunities at Stafford Festival Shakespeare 2017

Showcase your business at one of Europe’s largest open-air Shakespeare productions!

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Morgan & West bring magic touch to Stafford Festival Shakespeare

The Tempest Producers are looking to create a night of “magic and wonder” for local audiences – with a little help from renowned magicians.

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Stafford Festival Shakespeare gearing up for a magical production

Stafford Gatehouse Theatre management have announced that the production for Stafford Festival Shakespeare 2017 will be The Tempest

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More local talent wanted for Stafford Festival Shakespeare

A number of other roles have been made available for local female dancers for this year's production at Stafford Castle.

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Child actors wanted for Stafford Festival Shakespeare 2017

We are offering two local child actors the opportunity to play a role in this year’s production of The Tempest.

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New Website Launched for Stafford Festival Shakespeare

The management team have launched a brand new website to showcase the event’s continuing success.

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Eastgate Street, Stafford, ST16 2LT

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Email: gatehouse@freedom-leisure.co.uk

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