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Shakespeare’s Fool

Tuesday 28 June @ 7:00 pm

Aden Country Park, Mintlaw

Tuesday 28 June 2022 


Tortive Theatre

Ages 12+


Will ‘Cavaliero’ Kempe was one of the finest performers of the Elizabethan age. Gentleman player, juggling jester, headmaster of Morris dancers and London’s finest clown, until…he fell out with Will ‘git-face’ Shakespeare.

Kempe died alone and poverty-stricken, not very far from the original Globe Theatre, of which he was an original shareholder and faded into obscurity; a world away from his former life having supposedly originated some of literature’s best-known characters, including Bottom, Dogberry, and Falstaff.

Join ‘Cavaliero’ Kempe on the streets of London as he gives his final performance to an audience of a mouse and a marrote and tells the tale of his life, his rise to stardom and what really happened between him and William Shakespeare.

This one-actor show, starring Robin Leetham premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2021 and received rave reviews from critics and audiences alike.

A bittersweet tale, told by an idiot.


Ticket Prices 

Adults £10 

Under 18s / Full Time Education £7  

Box Office 

Tickets will be available from the following outlets:

Friends of Aden Shop, The Courtyard of Aden Country Park

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Tickets are also available on the door but booking is advisable.



Tuesday 28 June
7:00 pm
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Aden Country Park
Aden Country Park
Mintlaw, AB42 5FQ United Kingdom
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