The Tempest

I’m long back from Ukraine, visiting family and having had a long unscheduled guilty holiday from the blog. Oh well.

Seeing an open-air production of Shakespeare’s ‘All’s well that ends well’ got me wondering what my favourite Shakespeare play is (answer: The Tempest), and jogged a memory of a beautiful puppet version from childhood. A whole series of animated Shakespeare tales was commissioned by the BBC in the early 1990s from the Christmas Films Studio in Moscow. Luckily, they’re available on youtube to share here: