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The Two Gentlemen Of Verona
The Two Gentlemen Of Verona
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Theatre fans have a chance to see the Royal Shakespeare Copany’s latest production live on the big screen soon.

The Two Gentlemen Of Verona, above, will be screened live at the Odeon cinema in Riversawy on September 3.

This is the first time in 45 years that The Two Gentlemen of Verona has been performed in a full production on the Royal Shakespeare Theatre stage.

This exuberant romantic comedy finds best friends Valentine and Proteus travelling to Milan in search of adventure, where they both fall for the Duke’s daughter Silvia.

But Proteus is already sworn to his sweetheart, Julia, at home in Verona, and the Duke thinks Valentine is not good enough for his Silvia.

With friendship forgotten, the rivals’ affections quickly get out of hand as the four young lovers find themselves on a wild chase through the woods, confused by mistaken identity and threatened by fierce outlaws before they find a path to reconciliation.

Director Simon Godwin is making his RSC debut.

He is Associate Director of the Royal Court and his production of Strange Interlude recently played to critical acclaim at the National Theatre.

The Two Gentlemen Of Verona is onWednesday September 3 from 7pm. Tickets £13 -£15.50, for more details see www.odeon.co.uk/cinemas/preston/