2016 - Shakespeare's Midsummer Madness

Dates & Location

Thursday 14th July - Saturday 16th July 2016 - at 7.30pm

Sunday 17th July - at 2.30pm

The Grounds of Hillbark Hotel, Frankby, Wirral

Hillbark Players return for 2016 with a light-hearted and enjoyable production showcasing two of Shakespeare's best loved and memorable characters: Malvolio from 'Twelfth Night' and Bottom from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

Performed in the grounds of the spectacular Hillbark Hotel and Spa, this event requires audience members to bring their own seating. It is an outdoor production so remember to be prepared for any weather.

Hillbark Hotel will be providing a bar service and meals can be purchased prior to the performance beginning.


All Tickets £8 plus booking fee of £1.17, charged by lineupnow.com

Under 10's go free

This is a great way to bring all the family to a magical midsummer event.  See you there


The arena and seating area

The audience from 2012 'From Shakespeare with love'

The Company  
What a Fool Am I?  
Malvolio Daniel Short
Olivia Olivia Grace
Sir Toby Martin Riley
Sir Andrew Charles Riley
Maria Ruth Stenhouse
Festes Alex Breathnach
  Jake Szuplewski

What an Ass am I?  
Bottom Keith Hill
Quince Mark Prescott
Snout Martin Riley
Starveling Charles Riley
Crab Dylan Riley
Snug Dave Bolitho
Flute Adrian Davies
Oberon Daniel Short
Titania Alex Breathnach
Puck Jake Szuplewski

The production team



                                     Ann Warr     


Stage Manager Gareth Cooper
Assistant Stage Manager Ian Tyrer
Sound Peter Elliott
Lighting Nigel Cooper
Wardrobe Nessa Garland and Gill Breckon
Set / props construction Richard Smith, Gareth Cooper and Ben Howarth

Hillbark Players would like to give their thanks to Hillbark Hotel for the use of their grounds and facilities


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Rear of promotional; postcard

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What a Fool Am I?

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What an Ass am I?

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The Committee  
President Mike Ellis
Chairman Nigel Cooper
Secretary Caroline Kay
Treasurer Gareth Cooper
Business Manager Adrian Davies
Press and publicity Nick Sample
Committee members