The Tempest

- The Swan (Royal Shakespeare Company) and Little Angel, 2011


Music and lyrics - Ben Glasstone

Adaptation – Phil Porter

Director – Peter Glanville

Designer – Laura McEwan

An adaptation of Shakespeare’s play for audiences of aged 7 and up, with live musicians and lots of songs.

“This delightful adaptation” The Guardian

“diverting and explanatory songs by the marvellously talented Ben Glasstone...a stunning soundtrack” (The Tempest) British Theatre Guide

Music from The Tempest

Where the Bee Sucks – a setting of Shakespeare's lyric for voice and flute
Masque – a four-part vocal marriage blessing
This Isle is Full of Noises – underscoring for Caliban's famous speech
Magic Circle - Prospero weaves a final spell)