About Shakespeare In Love
Bursting into life on stage.....‘I will have poetry in my life. And adventure. And love. Love above all.’
Tom Bateman will play the role of Will Shakespeare and Lucy Briggs-Owen will play Viola De Lesseps in Shakespeare in Love at the Noel Coward Theatre.
Promising young playwright Will Shakespeare is tormented by writer’s block until he finds his muse in the form of passionate noblewoman, Viola De Lesseps. Their forbidden love draws many others, including Queen Elizabeth, into the drama and inspires Will to write the greatest love story of all time, Romeo and Juliet.
Based on the Oscar-winning screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, Shakespeare in Love at the Noel Coward Theatre has been adapted for the stage by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot). The production is directed by Declan Donnellan and designed by Nick Ormerod, the driving force behind the world-renowned theatre company, Cheek by Jowl.
This sweeping romantic comedy will transport you back to Shakespeare’s London, teeming with vibrant colours, characters, music and life. Oh, and there’s a bit with a dog!
Shakespeare in Love tickets now on sale!