Love's Labour's Lost (2001)

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Open Air Theatre regular, Rachel Kavanaugh, Love's Labour's Lost was once again brought to the open air venue in 2001. The production won the WhatsOnStage Award for Best Shakespearean Production, and included amongst its cast a young Benedict Cumberbatch.
Love's Labour's Lost (2001)
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The Guardian

“Rachel Kavanaugh, a fast-rising director, treats us to a lovingly intelligent production set in a Napoleonic Navarre with just a touch of Jeffrey Farnol Regency romance.”

The Times

“Enchanting...I defy anyone not to enjoy this.”