A unique new production of A Midsummer Night's Dream performed in 2022 at the newly opened Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot, Merseyside which then moved to Northern Stage in Newcastle.
The play, which is produced by Not Too Tame and directed by Matthew Dunster, promised "more merriment than you can shake your ruff at, a big dose of bewilderment and a dash of disaster, this is a Midsummer Night’s Dream not to be watched, but experienced. Pick up your petticoat and fasten your corsets, there’s a donkey on the loose…"
Mercury nominated singer-songwriter Nadine Shah made her theatre debut in the role of Titania with David Morrissey voicing the part of Oberon, King of the Fairies. The cast boasted a diverse mix of emerging and experienced talent and was described as an "anarchic" production by artistic director Jimmy Fairhurst.