Twelfth Night

By William Shakespeare


Winner of Minack Trophy for ‘Best Production 2012’ 

Direction: Emma Gersch

Composer: Matthew Reeve

Movement: Kitty Randle

Design: Kate Unwin


Welcome to Illyria – a ‘wonderous strange’ island, where the festive season is finally drawing to a close, and the hangover is starting to set in. 


When Viola is shipwrecked on the shore believing her twin brother Sebastian to be drowned, she decides to disguise herself as a boy and enter the service of the love-sick Duke, Orsino. Here she encounters a host of weird and wonderful characters, hell bent on getting what they want.  

Cast included: 


Bobbi O’Callaghan

Adam Welsh

Matthew Ashcroft

Dan Mullins

Shani Erez

Peter Wiedmann

Jamie Laird

Will Seaward

Tom Blyth

Clare Maguire

Joe Stuckey 

Clare Trim

Rachel Dawson

Lorna Robinson

Jill Cardo

A carnival of mistaken identities, confused desires, drunken mischief and witty deceit make for a thrilling and compelling theatrical experience. ‘Twelfth Night’ is one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies, weaving together brilliantly crafted plot lines with romance, comedy, tragedy and music. 


From the creative team that brought sell-out productions of 'Hamlet', ‘The Comedy of Errors’ and ‘West Side Story' to the Minack, Moving Stories Theatre promise a memorable experience, featuring fast-paced comedy, touching tragedy, sumptuous settings and a live jazz band!