British Touring Shakespeare Company

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The British Touring Shakespeare Company is a professional UK touring theatre company, based in Bristol, England.

The company was founded in 1999 by Miles Gregory and Dominic Jinks, Master of Fine Art (Staging Shakespeare) students at the University of Exeter. Since its formation, the company has performed to over 50,000 people in the UK, Europe and Middle East.

Informed by Elizabethan stage practice, the company works with a core of 'associate artists' on a project-by-project basis, almost always in repertory.

Principal productions include: Hamlet, Ritz Carlton Dubai (2001), Westminster Theatre, London (2002); Henry V, Shaw Theatre, London (2002); Romeo and Juliet, Shaw Theatre, London (2002); The Marowitz Hamlet, Wickham Theatre, Bristol (2004); Much Ado About Nothing, Queen Square, Bristol (2004), A Midsummer Night's Dream, Queen Square, Bristol (2005); Charley's Aunt, Queen Square, Bristol (2005) as part of the Bristol Shakespeare Festival and A Season Before The Tragedy Of Macbeth'' by Gloria Carreño in 2010 as part of the Camden Festival, London, UK

British Touring Shakespeare is listed as a major UK Shakespeare producer in Shakespeare Festivals Around the World by Marcus D. Gregio (Editor), 2004

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