Published: June 22, 2008
Rain fails to stop play as Shakespeare classic comes to Brent
150 people filled the garden of a Brent Knoll home on Saturday
evening (June 21st) when a professional theatre company gave an
outdoor performance of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing'.
rain failed to halt the performance, while those in the audience
sought shelter under umbrellas.
Festival Players Theatre Company has performed in the grounds
of Ivyclad Hall for the last four years, raising thousands of
pounds for the village church.
John Harper told Burnham-On-Sea.com the event had been a great
success. "We were extremely lucky because the heavy rain
only lasted a few minutes and did not stop another superb performance."
was incredibly enthusiastic about the evening and we're looking
forward to hosting Shakespeare's Merchant Of Venice in the summer
of 2009. We also thank Sanders Garden World for their financial
support of this year's event."
Bard comes to Brent Knoll - the audience watches Saturday's show
Hall's gardens provided the colourful backdrop for the performance
Festival Players are performing the show 55 times throughout June,
July and August across the UK
and hoods were raised as wet weather passed by