Rainbow Shakespeare: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Rainbow Shakespeare “The jewel in Worthing’s crown” are back for their 21st season of presenting sparkling Shakespeare for all the family!

Highdown Gardens is one of Sussex’s most magical, beautiful gardens and best-kept secrets. Now reopened after 2 years renovation and the creation of the new visitor’s centre, they play host, once again, to Rainbow Shakespeare.

Picnic under the stars with all the fun people of Worthing and its surrounds, and become part of what has become one of the great Sussex traditions.

The second play of the season is:

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR: Tue 19 – Sun 24 July 2022

 Queen Elizabeth I, requested a play about ‘the fat Knight, Falstaff’ in love, and here it is, one of the most loveable and funny comedies! Hard-up Sir John Falstaff attempts to restore his fortunes by wooing the goodly (cheeky) ‘merry wives’ of two wealthy citizens – but they are more than a match for him! When suspicious husband, Master Ford, hears of Falstaff’s plan he decides to test his wife’s fidelity by pretending to be someone else and paying Falstaff to seduce his own wife, twice nearly catching them together! Jealousy and confusions abound in a hilarious laughter-filled entertainment for all!



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