Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream


Sir Michael Morpurgo retells two of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays, and , in this stunning audio collection in association with the RSC, featuring readings by members of the Royal Shakespeare Company and Michael himself.Romeo and JulietA Midsummer’s Night Dream Translating these iconic plays into thrilling prose, the nation’s favourite storyteller preserves all the imaginative genius and spark of the originals, while bringing a contemporary and vibrant voice to their retelling. The stories are revealed in a fresh, exciting and entertaining way, providing both an entry point for child readers and a fascinating dialogue with the original texts that will intrigue any Shakespeare scholar. Each tale, directed by Hal Chambers and Aaron Parsons, is introduced by Michael and includes incidental music composed by Phil James. Look out for future instalments of and , and , and , and and .MacbethHamletKing LearHenry VTwelfth NightTaming of the ShrewThe Winter’s TaleThe Tempest