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Derek Jacobi

Sir Derek George Jacobi, CBE is an English actor and film director. A "forceful, commanding stage presence", Jacobi has enjoyed a highly successful stage career, appearing in such stage productions as Hamlet, Uncle Vanya, and Oedipus the King. He received a Tony Award for his performance in Much Ado About Nothing. His stage work also included playing Octavius Caesar, Edward II, Richard III, and Cyrano de Bergerac. In addition to being a founder member of the Royal National Theatre and winning several prestigious theatre awards, Jacobi has also enjoyed a successful television career, starring in the critically praised adaptation of Robert Graves's I, Claudius, for which he won a BAFTA; the titular role in the acclaimed medieval drama series Cadfael, and Stanley Baldwin in The Gathering Storm. Though principally a stage actor, Jacobi has appeared in a number of films, such as Henry V, Dead Again, Gladiator, Gosford Park, The Golden Compass, The King's Speech, My Week with Marilyn, and the forthcoming Hippie Hippie Shake. He holds a British knighthood and has been awarded the Knight 1 Class of the Order of the Dannebrog.

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The Comedy of Errors - Luciana

20:30, Tue 23rd April 2019 at The Old Vic
20:30, Wed 24th April 2019 at London Palladium
21:00, Sat 27th April 2019 at Random Venue 68
20:15, Tue 30th April 2019 at Random Venue 99
20:45, Wed 1st May 2019 at Random Venue 32

The Comedy of Errors is one of William Shakespeare's earliest plays. It is his shortest and one of his most farcical comedies, with a major part of the humour coming from slapstick and mistaken identity, in addition to puns and word play. The Comedy of Errors is one of only two of Shakespeare's plays to observe the classical unities. It has been adapted for opera, stage, screen and musical theatre.
The Comedy of Errors tells the story of two sets of identical twins that were accidentally separated at birth. Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant, Dromio of Syracuse, arrive in Ephesus, which turns out to be the home of their twin brothers, Antipholus of Ephesus and his servant, Dromio of Ephesus. When the Syracusans encounter the friends and families of their twins, a series of wild mishaps based on mistaken identities lead to wrongful beatings, a near-seduction, the arrest of Antipholus of Ephesus, and false accusations of infidelity, theft, madness, and demonic possession.

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