Afterthought Theatre Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet was one of his most popular works during his lifetime, and
remains one of the world’s best-loved plays.

This timeless tale of star-crossed lovers comes to Wordfest in October in a family-friendly
production by Afterthought Theatre, whose Edinburgh productions consistently collected four and
five star reviews.

Directed by Thomas Everchild (who has written comedy for BBC radio and recently directed
productions for Steaming Ltd, TBC Audio and Arts Council England)

Co-produced by Philippa Hammond (recently seen as the Abbess in The Comedy of Errors)

Our assembled company of actors’ Shakespearian credits include The Comedy of Errors,
A Midsummer Nights Dream and Macbeth.

Afterthought Theatre’s previous work includes:
Glimpse by Thomas Everchild:
‘Spellbinding and entertaining, heart rending and humorous’ ****
The Scotsman
Fanny Hill:
‘Hugely enjoyable’ **** The Scotsman
The Engagement:
‘Love against unimaginable odds’ [Must See Show] Fringe Review