THE picturesque gardens of Arlington Court near Barnstaple will play host to an original adaptation of William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew on Saturday, July 2.

Performed by Heartbreak Productions, the comedy about marriage and obedience starts at 7.30pm.

The company has been touring for 20 years, delivering inspiring performances to people across the country. The group is well known for interpreting original concepts of the play, including the original circa 1590 script and combining it with innovative ideas to capture the attention of an audience of all ages.

All tickets purchased before Friday are eligible for a £2 discount and family-rate tickets are also available. For more information and to book, telephone (01271) 850296.