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The Complete Walk

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Commissioned by Shakespeare’s Globe, The Complete Walk is a series of 37 short films, one for each of Shakespeare’s plays, which will be shown free throughout Liverpool city centre on the 23 and 24 April.

The below productions will be on show at the following venues, to find out more information about each event including opening times and a synopsis, please click your chosen production.

Thanks to our sponsors, Edge Hill University, for their support for this event.

Things to note:

You can collect a leaflet with full details of times, screenings and locations from venues across Liverpool or alternatively, you can download and keep the flyer here and store it on your mobile or tablet.

Why not follow our Google Map on your mobile or tablet device and do The Complete Walk?


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Coriolanus is a tragedy based on the life of the legendary Roman leader Caius Marcius Coliolanus. Considered to raise the debate between patrician autocracy and plebian democracy, the play is


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16

    The play centers on the title character, Cymbeline, whose two sons are abducted leaving him with a daughter who is promised in marriage to the King’s stepson although she is


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16

    Love, murder, ghosts and a fair bit of procrastination - Hamlet has it all as the Prince of Denmark feigns madness to avenge his father’s murder and triggers a series


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16

    Henry IV Part I focuses on lost battles, rebellions and family disharmony. As son, Hal, tries to make amends with his father the King, it can only lead in a


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16

    Henry IV Part II picks up the action three years after part I. The rebel forces are growing and battle is once more on the cards. With failing health the


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Henry V begins at the English court, where the young king is persuaded that he has a claim to the throne of France. When the French dauphin, or heir apparent,


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Henry IV Part I focuses on lost battles, rebellions and family disharmony. As son, Hal, tries to make amends with his father the King, it can only lead in a


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Henry VI, Part 2 sees marital disharmony, pirates, murder and revolt come to the fore with Richard, Duke of York, making an appearance and leading and army against King Henry. Viewing


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Two stories dominate Henry VIII - the fall of Cardinal Wolsey, Henry's powerful advisor, and Henry's quest to divorce Queen Katherine, who has not borne him a male heir, and


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Julius Caesar is a story of conspiracy, manipulation and death set in Rome. After Cassius convinces Brutus to conspire in a plot to kill Caesar, this tragic play follows Brutus’


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    The story of King John is told as a message arrives from the King of France demanding King John abdicates the throne in favour of his nephew, Arthur. When John


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    A Midsummer Night's Dream, joins together residents of Athens with fairies from a local forest in this Shakespearean comedy. Love and romance is order of the day in this fantastical


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Richard II, is the first of Shakespeare’s series of four plays that chronicles the rise of the house of Lancaster to the British throne in a tale of corruption and


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Richard III is about one man’s determined quest to be King of England. With only this unshakeable goal, Richard won’t let anything stand in his way and embarks on a


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    The tale of ‘star-crossed lovers’, Romeo and Juliet, is a story of family rivalry, true love and tragedy. The play tells how Romeo and Juliet, each from two families embroiled


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    The Tempest is a story of shipwreck and magic that opens on a vessel in the midst a violent storm with the King of Naples on board. The play is


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    In Timon of Athens, central character, Lord Timon, is a generous gentleman who shares his wealth freely and hosts banquets for many guests. When his funds run dry, he discovers


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Titus Andronicus overflows with death and violence. Twenty-one sons of the Roman general, Titus Andronicus, have died in battle leaving just four alive. The play charts the twists and turns


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Troilus and Cressida is set during the seventh year of the Trojan War, as a Trojan Prince named Troilus falls in love with Cressida, the daughter of a Trojan priest


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Twelfth Night combines love, confusion and mistaken identity in a tale of two twins who are separated after surviving a shipwreck and embark on a voyage of discovery to be


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    The Winter's Tale unfolds in scenes set sixteen years apart. The first part sees a dispute between Leontes, King of Sicilia, and his friend Polixenes, King of Bohemia, over Leontes’


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    The Merry Wives of Windsor, features the pursuit of two housewives, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, by John Falstaff who aims to gain access to their husbands’ wealth. The pair


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Macbeth combines witchcraft and murder to tell an epic story. When three ‘Weird Sisters’ appear to Macbeth and prophesise that Macbeth will be king, a plot ensues to assassinate the


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Pericles is a nautical tale of a wandering Prince who encounters incest, birth, marriage, death and love that is lost and found on a rich adventure like no other. Pericles will


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Commissioned by Shakespeare’s Globe, The Complete Walk is a series of 37 short films, one for each of Shakespeare’s plays, which will be shown free throughout Liverpool city centre on


  • Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    In All's Well That Ends Well, set in French Rousillion, a woman is given in marriage to the man she longs for, but because she is of lower status, he


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16

    In All's Well That Ends Well, set in French Rousillion, a woman is given in marriage to the man she longs for, but because she is of lower status, he


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    In As You Like It, witty words and romance play out against the disputes of divided pairs of brothers following the death of their father.  Set with the backdrop of


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    The Comedy of Errors is a play of misunderstandings and mistaken identity featuring two sets of identical twins - one of each gets lost in a shipwreck. The remaining twins


  • Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Love, murder, ghosts and a fair bit of procrastination - Hamlet has it all as the Prince of Denmark feigns madness to avenge his father’s murder and triggers a series


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Love’s Labor’s Lost: The comedy centers on four young men who fall in love against their will. After pledging to avoid all contact with women, the men are introduced to


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Measure for Measure sees the collision between sex, human nature and power when Lord Angelo is put in temporary charge of Vienna. Now in control of the city, moralistic and


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    The Merchant of Venice, places Antonio, the merchant, at the centre of its plot as he takes a loan to help his friend Bassanio, in his pursuit of the wealthy


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Set in Messina, Much Ado About Nothing, begins as Don Pedro's army returns after a victory and unfolds into a plot of comedy, courtship and scandal involving young Hero and


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Antony and Cleopatra tells the story of a romance between two powerful lovers: Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt, and Mark Antony, who rules the Roman Empire with Octavius Caesar and


  • Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    Henry IV Part I focuses on lost battles, rebellions and family disharmony. As son, Hal, tries to make amends with his father the King, it can only lead in a


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    King Lear tells the story of Lear who plans to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, with the largest portion going to the daughter who best expresses her devotion


  • Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    The Taming of the Shrew  is a play within a play telling the tale of Petruchio of Verona and his attempts to ‘tame’ his new wife, Katherina, in an effort


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16

    The Taming of the Shrew  is a play within a play telling the tale of Petruchio of Verona and his attempts to ‘tame’ his new wife, Katherina, in an effort


  • Sat 23 Apr ‘16 - Sun 24 Apr ‘16

    An early battle in Henry VI, Part 3 sees York invade the throne-room of Henry VI with Warwick's army, but allows Henry to remain king if he makes York his