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Prospero, Duke of Milan, his dukedom usurped by his brother Antonio, is put to sea with his daughter Miranda and some magical books smuggled in by his loyal councillor Gonzalo. The sea casts them up on an island where Prospero, exercising his magical powers, makes a home for himself and Miranda. One day a great storm, which Prospero has conjured, breaks up a passing ship and delivers to him the members of his usurping court. Treacherous brother, fellow conspirators and old friend alike come under Prospero's spell. Shakespeare's last play.

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The Tempest (Globe)

By Editorial Staff
3 May 2013
West End
Jessie Buckley as Miranda & Roger Allam as Prospero (Photo: Marc Brenner) How reluctant is Prospero to give up his power? He talks of abjuring his magic to embrace his former position but how eas Read More

Reviewed by What's On Stage User (legacy) on 4 May 2013

Reviewed by What's On Stage User (legacy) on 3 May 2013

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