See four of Shakespeare’s greatest plays this winter as the Royal Shakespeare Company brings its incredible Rome Season to the Barbican Theatre.
Rising star Sope Dirisu plays a triumphant warrior who struggles when thrown into the world of Roman politics. 6-18 Nov
Shakespeare’s tale of politics and betrayal follows the victorious Caesar who falls victim to an ambitious coup. 24 Nov-20 Jan
Antony and Cleopatra
Discover what happened after Caesar was overthrown, as Mark Antony swaps ruling and military prowess for a passionate love affair with the Queen of Egypt. 30 Nov-20 Jan
Prepare yourself for one of Shakespeare’s most gruesome plays; families are torn apart in a story of brutal revenge in Rome. 7 Dec-19 Jan