SUMMER nights will be brought alive with Shakespeare’s most famous story of love at first sight and his sparkling comedy of misunderstandings.

Exploding onto the stage with passion and verve, Groundlings Theatre Company will be performing a thrilling ensemble in classic dress to present the trials and tribulations of love.

In the old monastery ruins of Glastonbury, also known as the Glastonbury Abbey, the company will perform two Shakespeare classics, Romeo & Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing.

Both are presented in traditional Tudor dress with Romeo & Juliet also played by all male cast as it would have been in Shakespeare’s time, Groundlings Theatre are experts in bringing to life the birth of British drama.

Romeo & Juliet will be performed on July 6 and Much Ado About Nothing on July 7 with both starting at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £12. Both shows are open air and tickets can be booked directly by visiting or calling 02392 737370.