Merchant of Venice to be performed at Arundel Castle

The Merchant of Venice will be performed in Arundel Castle’s gardens in West Sussex on August 17 and 18.

The Shakespeare performances by five-person theatre group Illyria are part of the 40th anniversary Arundel Festival.

Arundel Castle manager, Stephen Manion, said: “There is always a wonderful atmosphere at the Shakespeare performances and this year has cause for even greater excitement.

“ I am delighted that the play will be performed by such a revered theatre company as Illyria, which will be the ideal way to commence Arundel Festival’s 40th year.

“We are looking forward to welcoming visitors to enjoy a classic Shakespeare play in an enchanting setting, performed by true professionals.”

Prices lead in at £20 for adults and £15 for children with performances starting at 7.30pm.