Shylock | Stafford Gatehouse Theatre


Genre Drama

Tue 12 Nov 2019

Is Shylock the Jewish moneylender from The Merchant of Venice a villain or victim? - from comic villain in Shakespeare's day to a victim of racial discrimination nowadays.

Written and Directed by Gareth Armstrong

Performed by Rhodri Miles

Best touring production – Wales theatre awards 2018

"Shylock deserves to be packed out every show. It reflects the deepest love and understanding of Shakespeare's genius, and mixes us adeptly into the problems, pressures, traditions, censors prejudices and passions of Elizabethan theatre."(The Scotsman)

'The tragic, funny and often unbelievable life of fiction's most famous Jew'.