Harlequin Theatre Productions
The Harlequin Players produce six senior productions and one youth theatre production per season. We have many other events going on at the theatre throughout the year, including our social nights. Join our mailing list or add us on Facebook for further updates on events
Ben Crystal is an actor, author, producer, and explorer of original practices in Shakespeare rehearsal and production.
He was the co-writer of Shakespeare’s Words (Penguin 2002) and The Shakespeare Miscellany (Penguin 2005) with his father David Crystal. His first solo book, Shakespeare on Toast – Getting a Taste for the Bard (Icon 2008) was shortlisted for the 2010 Educational Writer of the Year Award. He has gone on to write many more highly acclaimed books aimed at educating everyone on Shakespeare, his works and practises.
In 2011 he played Hamlet in the first Original Pronunciation production for 400 years. In 2012 he was the curator, producer and creative director of the first CD of extracts of Shakespeare in Original Pronunciation for the British Library.
Ben collaborates with theatre companies, and gives workshops & talks on performing Shakespeare around the world. He has dedicated himself to helping teachers, pupils and theatre practitioners enjoy, appreciate and learn about Shakespeare, his language and the application of original practises in modern theatre.
With the Passion in Practice Shakespeare Ensemble he has collaborated with Shakespeare's Globe and many other theatres and groups. Now he is coming to The Harlequin Theatre !! .
Do not miss out on this amazing one off opportunity to work with Ben and to learn about Shakespeare like you never have before.
Saturday 29 November 2018, for times see ticketsource