The Comedy of Errors

Following the success of Twelfth Night, Sell a Door theatre company embark on Shakespeare’s shortest and most farcical of plays The Comedy of Errors.

The scene is set…

A father, in search of his lost son, is sentenced to death! He is granted a single day to find the money to save his life!

Cue the arrival of two sets of estranged twins: Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant, Dromio of Syracuse arrive on an island, which turns out to be the home of their twin brothers.  When they encounter the friends and families of their twins, a catalogue of confusions ensue, centered around constant mistaken identity this play contains wrongful beatings, near-seduction, an arrest, as well as accusations of infidelity, theft, madness and questions of being possessed by the devil?!!

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