Now then, everyone learn their lines and I will see you all tonight.
Give me the child!
The Duke of Athens, Thesius is to marry Hippolyta. Everyone is very excited for the wedding. Then, Egeus, a friend of the duke, bursts into the great hall. He wants his daughter to marry Demetrius but she loves another man called Lysander. He seeks help from Thesius, who says she must do as her father commands. Hermia tells her friend Helana the plan. She will run away with Lysander. Helana however loves Demetrius and tell him Hermia's plan. Demetrius decides to follow Hermia and Lysander but Helana follows him.
Helena! I love you!
Stop teasing me. you love Hermia.
In the forest, a band of actors are preparing a play to perform at Thesius's wedding. Peter Quince,the craftsman, has chosen the tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe. Bottom, the weaver was to play Pyramus, Flute was to play Thisbe, Snout was to be a wall. Starveling was to be the moon and Snug a lion. Quince gave everyone their words and they decided to meet later that night for rehearsal.
I will take good care of you my love. Now rest your beautiful eyes. Sleep now.
Later that evening, in another part of the wood, Oberon, king of the faries was having an argument with the dazzling Queen Titania, because he wanted Titania's servant fo his own.. Titania storms away and Oberon hatches a plan. He orders his servant Puck to fetch a herb that makes a person fall in love with the first thing they see. After Puck returns with the magical flower he squeezes the juices on the sleeping Titania's eyes. he also sees Helana desperately trying to make Demetrius fall in love with her. He orders Puck to put juice on Demetrius's eyes .
Puck finds a sleeping boy and girl. Thinking this is Helena and Demetrius he puts the juice on the boys eyes. but that wasn't Demetrius, it was Lysander asleep next to Hermia. Not long after, Demetrius and Helena come past. Demetrius dives into a bush to try and loose Helena. whilst looking for Demetrius, Helena finds Lysander and wakes him up. seeing Helena, Lysander is enchanted and falls in love with her. Helena thinks he is teasing her so leaves. Then Hermia wakes up and goes to look for Lysander.
Unaware of the trouble he has caused, Puck flies off looking for fun. he comes across the actors rehearsing in the woods. he decides to watch. when Bottom finishes hi speech he leaves the clearing and puck follows. he turns Bottom's head into a donkey head. when the other actors see him they run away. confused, Bottom finds Titania asleep and wakes her. Titania falls in love with Bottom and they fall asleep together. Puck flies off and tells Oberon.
Oberon was thrilled at Titania's love for a donkey. the suddenly Demetrius came by. Oberon asked Puck if he had enchanted him, but Puck replied no, he had enchanted another man. Oberon soon realised the mistake Puck had made and ordered him to keep Lysander And Demetrius apart while he went of to see Titania. Oberon released the spell on Titania and they soon made up. then Oberon returned and released the spell on Lysander and enchanted Demetrius to love Helena. They all returned to the castle and got married at once.