Fri 28 Jun, 2024 - Fri 28 Jun, 2024

The School of Night

In the 16th century, The School Of Night was an underground sect of artists, thinkers, writers and spies, who some scholars believe wrote Shakespeare’s plays.

Revived for the 21st century in 2005, this heretical troupe has risen to the challenge of Hard Bardics: improvising lost masterpieces, summoning the muses and channelling the great poets and playwrights of the past.

Their unique blend of improvisation and mad exploration has been seen in Germany, Norway, Malaysia and Canada; at the National Theatre, the Royal Court, the RSC and the Edinburgh Festival.

With their trademark soft boots and tea cosies they will spin new tales in Chaucerian, tell fairytales in the style of any writer, and rediscover one of Shakespeare’s lost plays before disappearing back into the darkness.

Two one-off performances made on the spot just for Prescot.  

Produced by

The School of Night
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Venue Space

Sir Ken Dodd Performance Garden


2 hours (inc interval)

Ticket Prices

Tickets from: £5.00

Age Guidance

Suitable for 10+

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