RSC Live: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Wednesday 12th Sep 2018, Corn Exchange Auditorium

Full Price £15.50 / Concessions Price £13.50

A new production of Shakespeare's comedy presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company and starring David Troughton.

Down on his luck in the suburbs, John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men.

Unknown to him, it’s the women of Windsor who really pull the strings, orchestrating Falstaff’s comeuppance amidst a theatrical smorgasbord of petty rivalries, jealousies and over-inflated egos.

For a fat Englishman, a Welshman and a Frenchman, the only way is Windsor…

Listen to a behind the scenes podcast about the show here

  • “‘The production is ablaze with energy and throngs with strong, quirky performances’”
    **** The Independent
  • “‘The whole play bursts with slap(stick) and tickle, prats and pratfalls and lots of laughs – there is not a weak link in the cast’”
    **** The Times
  • “‘It's laugh-out-loud funny’”
    **** Broadway World

This is a live streaming/broadcast of the production, shown in cinemas around the UK. 'Encore' screenings have been recorded live and released for broadcast at a later date.