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Making a film - Week four

Midsummer Characters

The cast of characters in A Midsummer Night's Dream and their relationships...

Kevin Poeung as Puck. Photos Emma Kauldhar.

Robin Puck

The Ballet Master in the real world and in the dream, mischievous Puck uses a magical juice to weave a tangled web of love.

Kenneth Tindall as Lysander. Photos Emma Kauldhar.

Lysander, a Principal Dancer

Lysander is in love with Hermia, as she is with him. In the dream Puck pours love juice into his eyes, causing him to fall instantly in love with Hermia’s best friend, Helena.

Kenneth Tindall as Demetrius. Photos Emma Kauldhar.

Demetrius, a Principal Dancer

Demetrius is also in love with Hermia, although she doesn’t care about him. At all. He rejects the advances of Helena, but the tables are turned in the dream as he becomes infatuated with her thanks to Puck’s love juice.

Martha Leebolt as Hermia. Photos Emma Kauldhar.

Hermia, a Principal Dancer

Hermia is adored by both Lysander, who she also loves, and Demetrius, who she hates. In the dream she is ignored as both men fall for Helena.

Pippa Moore as Helena. Photos Emma Kauldhar.

Helena, a Principal Dancer

Helena is in love with Demetrius, who rejects her advances. In the dream, Puck’s magical juice causes both Lysander and Demetrius to become infatuated with her.

Hironao Takahashi as Oberon/Theseus. Photos Emma Kauldhar & Merlin Hendy.

Oberon/Theseus, Artistic Director

Theseus is in love with Hippolyta. He wants her to retire so they can marry, but she refuses. In the dream he becomes Oberon, King of the Fairies, and sends Puck to punish her for leaving him.

Antoinette Brooks-Daw & Keiko Amemori as Titania/Hippolyta. Photos Emma Kauldhar & Merlin Hendy.

Titania/Hippolyta, the Prima Ballerina

Hippolyta is torn between her love for Theseus and her love of dancing. In the dream she becomes Titania, Queen of the Fairies, and under Puck’s spell she falls for the donkey, Bottom.

Darren Goldsmith as Nick Bottom. Photos Emma Kauldhar.

Nick Bottom

Bottom is the company carpenter and has a crush on Hippolyta. In the dream Puck transforms him into a donkey and makes Titania fall deliriously in love with him.

Touring to

This production is not currently on tour. Take a look at our national tour listings to see what we're performing and where.

Previously toured to...

Southampton, The Mayflower
02380 711811
Milton Keynes Theatre
0844 871 7652
Norwich, Theatre Royal
01603 630 000
Beijing, National Centre for the Performing Arts
+86 10 6655 0000
Guangzhou Opera House
+86 20 3839 2888
Xiamen Banlam Grand Theater
+86 400-880-2281
Nottingham, Theatre Royal
0115 989 5555
Woking, New Victoria Theatre
0844 871 7645
Newcastle, Theatre Royal
08448 11 21 21
Leeds, West Yorkshire Playhouse
0113 213 7700
Canterbury, Marlowe Theatre
01227 787787
Bradford, Alhambra Theatre
01274 432 000
Llandudno, Venue Cymru
01492 872000
Cardiff, New Theatre
029 2087 8889
Manchester, Palace Theatre
0844 871 3019
Norwich, Theatre Royal
01603 630 000
Belfast, Grand Opera House
028 9024 1919
Edinburgh, Festival Theatre
0131 529 6000
Woking, New Victoria Theatre
0844 871 7645
Milton Keynes Theatre
0844 871 7652
Leeds, West Yorkshire Playhouse
0113 213 7700
Woking, New Victoria Theatre
0844 871 7645
Milton Keynes Theatre
0844 871 7652
Sheffield, Lyceum Theatre
0114 249 6000
London, Sadler's Wells
0844 412 4300
Edinburgh, Festival Theatre
0131 529 6000
Canterbury, Marlowe Theatre
01227 787787
Nottingham, Theatre Royal
0115 989 5555
Leeds, West Yorkshire Playhouse
0113 213 7700

This table displays past performances of this production.