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A Yorkshire Tragedie
Mon 30 January 2017, 17:30 – 18:15 GMT
Join the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery and the students from stage@leeds company for a unique rehearsed reading.
Discover a rarely performed slice of Yorkshire history. Join the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery and the students from the University of Leeds stage@leeds company for a unique experience as they perform a rehearsed reading of A Yorkshire Tragedie.
A Yorkshire Tragedie, written by Thomas Middleton, but long attributed to William Shakespeare, tells the 1605 story of Walter Calverley, who killed his two young sons and stabbed his wife.
A rare copy of A Yorkshire Tragedie is currently on display in the 'For All Time: Shakespeare in Yorkshire' exhibition at the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery.
About stage@leeds company
Working with classic and contemporary texts from around the world, under the direction of stage@leeds artistic director Steve Ansell, the stage@leeds company creates dynamic and emotive ensemble performance. Membership is open to all University of Leeds students and no previous performance experience is necessary.