Antic Disposition is an award-winning, London-based theatre company, presenting innovative and entertaining interpretations of classic plays and stories, with a particular emphasis on the works of Shakespeare.
The company has earned much critical acclaim for its high quality, visually striking productions, which are often presented in historic locations or non-theatre spaces. Read more...
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
"One of the best productions of the play
audiences will see for a long time."
Fringe Review on The Tempest
"Directed with a painterly eye
The Bardathon on The Tempest
"The Hall's rafters ring to the sound of more laughter than I suspect
they've ever heard"
BroadwayWorld on A Midsummer Night's Dream
★ ★ ★ ★
"Deliciously fresh and spirited"
Paul Taylor, The Independent
on A Midsummer Night's Dream
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
"A wonderful and professionally conceived piece of theatre that is a treat to watch"
The Public Reviews on A Christmas Carol
"At its best, as real and moving as if it had never been seen or read before"
The Stage on Romeo and Juliet
HENRY V IN FRANCE
We'll be returning to southwest France this August with a special new production of Shakespeare's best-loved history play, Henry V.
AD'S 10th BIRTHDAY
We're celebrating our 10th anniversary!
Antic Disposition's very first performance, The Shakespeare Revue, took place at the Old Fire Station, Oxford, on 1st July 2005.
AD WINS PETER BROOK AWARD
We're completely thrilled to have won the Peter Brook / Equity Ensemble Award 2014.
AD director John Risebero picked up the award at a London ceremony on 4th November.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Middle Temple Hall, London
We recently completed a second sell-out run of A Christmas Carol in the spectacular Middle Temple Hall.