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Hidden Leeds Presents: Fakespeare

by The Leeds Library


Hidden Leeds presents: Fakespeare

A new play by Stuart Fortey, based on a true event.

Featuring Maggie Mash, Alexander Leece, Murray Edscer and David Robertson.

This is a 1 hour, script in hand event.

Pay as you feel.

London, 1794 an eager collector, Samuel is delighted when, from an unknown source, his teenage son William brings him documents written, it seems, by Shakespeare. Even an unknown play is unearthed.

When Vortigern is staged at Drury Lane, however, scholars questioned the authority of these finds and London denounces Samuel as a forger.

Meanwhile at home, all is turmoil, skeletons tumble from cupboards and the family gets caught up in its own tragic-comedy.

Leeds, 2019 The ghosts of William, Samuel and Anna the housekeeper have met up to discuss the simple truth of the matter.

– Is truth ever simple?

Other Performences:

Tuesday May 14, 7pm – The Undercroft, All Souls Church, Blackman Lane, LS7 1LW

Wednesday May 15, 8pm – Café Lento, North Lane, LS6 3HW

Friday May 17, 3pm – The Leeds Library, 18 Commercial Street, LS1 6AL

Thursday May 23, 8pm – The Cardigan Arms, Kirkstall Road, LS4 2HQ

Friday May 24, 8pm – The Chemic Tavern, Woodhouse Street, LS6 2NG

Enqs: (0113) 2740461

Date and Time

Fri, May 17, 2019

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


The Leeds Library

18 Commercial Street
Leeds, England LS1 6AL United Kingdom

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