A PERFORMANCE of a popular Shakespeare play will take place this weekend.

Professional theatre company Rain or Shine will perform cross-dressing comedy Twelfth Night on Saturday (July 22) at 6pm on Blockley Village Green near Moreton.

In the play, Viola finds herself shipwrecked and separated from her brother on Illyria’s sandy shore.

Lost and alone, she disguises herself as a man before mistaken identity, love, pride and alcohol sees a number of a funny situations arise.

Tickets are available in person from Blockley Village Shop, or directly from Rain or Shine on 0330 660 0541 or go online via www.rainorshine.co.uk.

Audiences are requested to bring along low-backed seating or rugs, and a picnic.