The Two Noble Kinsmen

The Two Noble Kinsmen in Stratford upon Avon are no longer available

Friendship is put to the ultimate test in  William Shakespeare’s and John Fletcher  The Two Noble Kinsmen – an epic tale of the painful intoxication and strangeness of love..

two noble kinsmen in stratford upon avon

The RSC perform a rarely seen play which Shakespeare wrote with John Fletcher based on the Chaucer poem The Knight’s Tale.  

Billed as A Midsummer Night’s Dream meets Fight Club this tragi- comedy, sees cousins and best friends, Palamon and Arcite, captured in battle and imprisoned. From their window they see a beautiful woman, Emilia, walk past and both fall instantly in love with her which has a sudden and lasting effect on their close friendship turning it to a jealous rivalry in the space of a minute. When both men are set free, the fierce battle to win the love of Emilia continues to its tragic end.

Director Blanche McIntyre brings an intoxicating world where chauvinist men are confronted by resilient women and love is a prize in a deadly game.

More information on The Two Noble Kinsmen Theatre Breaks

Where is it?
The Swan Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-Upon-Avon
CV37 6BB

When can I see The Two Noble Kinsmen?
The show  is playing in rep from 17th August 2016 until 7th February 2017 – unfortunately we do not have any more availability for this play.

What time does it start?
Evenings at 1930; Matinees at 1330

Nationa-rail 50x50How do I get there?
Nearest train station to The Swan Theatre is Stratford-upon-Avon mainline. Optional discounted rail travel can be included in your The Two Noble Kinsmen short break.

Theatre Facilities
Theatre has facilities for the hard of hearing Theatre has facilities for those in need of help with access restaurant-icon

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