Globe on Screen – The Tempest
Running time 169 minutes including a 15 minute interval
Prospero, Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his own brother, holds sway over an enchanted island.He is comforted by his daughter Miranda and served by his spirit Ariel and the deformed slave Caliban. When Prospero raises a storm to wreck this perfidious brother and his confederates on the island, his long contemplated revenge at last seems within reach.
Imbued with a spirit of magic and the supernatural, The Tempest is Shakespeare’s late great masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment. “Spellbinding” – The Telegragh.