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An episode of the British series Skins, entitled Grace, featured the main characters playing Twelfth Night, with a love triangle between Franky, Liv and Matty, who respectively played Viola, Olivia and Orsino.Why is 12th night called 12th night?
"Twelfth Night" is a reference to the twelfth night after Christmas Day, called the Eve of the Feast of Epiphany. It was originally a Catholic holiday and therefore, like other Christian feast days, an occasion for revelry. Servants often dressed up as their masters, men as women and so forth.What is the plot summary of Twelfth Night?
Here is a brief plot summary of Twelfth Night: Orsino, the Duke of lllyria, is in love with his neighbour, the Countess Olivia. She has sworn to avoid men’s company for seven years while she mourns the death of her brother, so rejects him.Who are the characters in Twelfth Night?
See below for a full list of all the characters in Twelfth Night: ORSINO, Duke of Illyria. OLIVIA, a rich Countess. VIOLA, in love with the Duke. SIR TOBY BELCH, Uncle to Olivia. SIR ANDREW AGUECHEEK. MALVOLIO, Steward to Olivia. MARIA, Olivia’s Woman.