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The Comedy of Errors

Pop-up Globe explores displacement and migration with Shakespeare's comic masterpiece.

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The Comedy of Errors

Date: 7 Aug 2018

After a tempestuous storm at sea separates him from his wife, his twin sons and their twin servants, an old merchant braves foreign land in search of them.

Condemned to death after breaching immigration laws, he is granted one day to raise the money to save his life.

Confusion ensues when his sons and their servants turn up in the same town and are mistaken by everyone that crosses their path.

Presented by Pop-up Globe’s mixed Southampton’s Company, The Comedy of Errors explores displacement and migration at the hands of outsides forces.

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