Dame Judi Dench to star in Bolt's Merry Wives
November 09, 2006
Dame Judi Dench is to take centre stage as Mistress Quickly in Ranjit Bolt's musical version of Shakespeare's comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor.
The production is due to open at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon on 2 December, and will feature lyrics written by Ranjit to go with an original score devised by Paul Englishby.
Other cast members include Simon Callow as Falstaff and Alistair McGowan as Ford. The play will be directed by RSC Chief Associate Director Gregory Doran.
The Merry Wives of Windsor
will run from 2 December 2006 until 10 February 2007.