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The Web of Our Life: Shakespeare and Migration

Wed 20 April, 3pm
Running Time: 1 hour

Using the plays for inspiration, this series looks at how the work continues to tap in to everyday issues and key themes, with a leading NT actor and an expert in the field joining Genista McIntosh in conversation.

With actor Lenny Henry, who played the role of Antipholus of Syracuse in The Comedy of Errors in 2011 at the NT, and George Alagiah, BBC journalist, author of A Home From Home and Friend of the Migration Museum Project:
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The guests look at how migration and exile are explored in Shakespeare’s play, The Comedy or Errors, and discuss how the situations experienced by the characters might be mirrored today.

Tickets £6 (£5 concessions)


Shakespeare 400
Part of the Shakespeare400 Partnership, coordinated by King’s College London


Photo (Lenny Henry in The Comedy of Errors) by Johan Persson.

Shakespeare and Migration Platform poster with Lenny Henry from The Comedy of Errors