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Here you can watch new and popular plays every week. We deliver a full season of professional-quality productions - and provide a performance venue for touring theatre companies.

Anyone can get involved - become a Questors member and take part in everything from acting and directing to lighting, front of house and stage design.

We also deliver theatre training for all ages - find out about our Academy and Youth Theatre.

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  • You'll enjoy our theatre. We perform in our own high-quality theatre venue - with our 350-seat Judi Dench Playhouse and 90-seat Studio theatre.
  • You'll enjoy our plays. Every year we stage a season of 15-20 plays, from modern dramas and comedies to classics of British and world theatre.
  • You'll enjoy our high quality. We're a member of the Society of Independent Theatres and one of the biggest drama groups in London.
  • You'll enjoy our friendliness. Our front of house team are all Questors members, and our Grapevine bar features in the Good Beer Guide and was recognised by CAMRA.

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The Questors present

Measure for Measure

04 Nov - 12 Nov 16 | In the Judi Dench Playhouse

Measure for Measure
Egon Schiele via Wikimedia Commons

The Questors present

Measure for Measure

by William Shakespeare

Drama of justice, destructive sexual passion and government

The Duke pretends to abandon his debauched city, allowing his deputy Angelo to impose a puritanical crackdown on sexual licence.

Under his tyrannical regime, Claudio is condemned to death for fornication. His virginal sister Isabella is called from her convent to plead for his life. But the morally upright Angelo will only spare Claudio on condition that Isabella sacrifices her virginity to him. The disguised Duke intervenes.

This powerful, ambiguous drama raises challenging questions about the power of the state over the individual, as Isabella wrestles with the choice between saving her own immortal soul or her brother's life.

We're setting Shakespeare's queasy, unsettling and bawdy parable in the present-day - where challenges of state hypocrisy and government of ourselves by ourselves still demand answers from us.

Suitable for ages 12+ (contains sexual references)

Read our Rehearsal Diary to follow the cast, crew and creative team from page... to stage!

£14 (£12 conc, £7 under-16/student), final Fri/Sat £18 (£15 conc, £9.50 under-16/student)

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