Romeo and Juliet (Matthew Barker and Katherine Glenn) at Glastonbury © 1623

1623 is an award-winning, five-star theatre company that performs Shakespeare in non-traditional theatre spaces to engage new and existing audiences with the playwright's inspirational language, vibrant characters and exciting sense of theatre.

Productions have been performed at the National Theatre, RSC Fringe, London 2012 Open Weekend, BBC Gardeners' World Live, Glastonbury Festival (pictured above), Nottingham Playhouse, Poole's Cavern, rural village halls and city spaces.

Learning projects have taken place in primary, secondary, middle and high schools throughout the UK, as well as at colleges, universities and away days for organisations including the Open University and Associated Northcliffe Digital.

Patrons are top British playwright Mark Ravenhill and leading Shakespeare expert Professor Carol Rutter at the University of Warwick. 




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