The Tempest
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The Tempest

The Tempest Tickets

Iris Theatre at St Pauls Church Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9ED
  • “Oh, wonder!
    How many goodly creatures are there here!
    How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,
    That has such people in it! ”


    Shakespeare’s final solo play The Tempest opens this year's outdoor summer season at the Iris Theatre at St Paul's Church.

    A storm at sea - a ship is broken by the waves, and a king and his court are washed up on the shore of a mysterious island. The desolate isle appears uninhabited but, unseen in the shadows, a powerful magician plots his revenge.

    The fate of all the shipwrecked souls now rests in his hands. Will he give in to his anger, or will his love for his daughter redeem them all?

    Taking place across the gardens of St Paul’s Church in the heart of Covent Garden, and inspired by the courtly royal masques of the 17th century and the designs of Inigo Jones, The Tempest promises an evening of pomp and promenade, of magic and illusion.

    Directed by Iris Theatre's artistic director Daniel Winder, The Tempest stars West End regular Tony Bell.

    “We are such stuff
    As dreams are made on, and our little life
    Is rounded with a sleep.” 

    Dress to impress; you’re invited to a party at the end of the world!

    At the Iris Theatre at St Paul's Church until 28 July 2018, book your The Tempest tickets today! 

    *Please note: recommended for ages 8+

    PLEASE NOTE: Seating is General Admission (ie not allocated seats). Food and drink bought outside the venue will not be permitted inside.

    WEATHER POLICY: These performances take place in unallocated promenade outdoors at St Paul's Church in the gardens, on both grass and concrete, with some scenes indoors. As a result, audiences should be aware that the performance will go ahead during adverse weather conditions, including rain, except where the safety of the audience or cast is in question. Tickets are non-refundable in the event of cancellation because of the weather but may be exchanged for another performance or any other Iris Theatre show, subject to availability.

    *St Paul's Church does not have any public toilet facilities - there is a public toilet just next to the church for the cost of 50p.

  • Iris Theatre at St Pauls Church Covent Garden

    Bedford Street,
    Covent Garden,
    London,
    WC2E 9ED

  • Full Seating Plan