By Amelia Marriette
After Shakespeare’s death, two of his principal actors publish all his scripts, and the First Folio is born. A full-length comedy-drama with various settings.
Cast: Minimum of 4F, 5M, 4 Either. Estimated run time: 1 hour 22 minutes.
The play received it's first performance in 2001 to sell-out audiences at The Other Place Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company's Fringe Festival.
Want to know more about the First Folio? Listen to Neil Macgregor's outstanding programme for Radio 4 about the Folio - the Shakespeare Goes Global
If that grabs your interest why not consider staging Nay, Remember Me!? It's a great story - eighteen of Shakespeare's plays would have been lost if Heminges and Condell had not taken a risk and decided to become publishers. The play tells the story behind this brave decision.