Royal Shakespeare Company's Rome MMXVII at Barbican Theatre

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Enter a world filled with political intrigue, uncontrollable love, brutal war and bloody revenge in the Royal Shakespeare Company's season of Ancient Rome-themed productions. Read More


See four of Shakespeare’s most gripping plays this winter as the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Company brings its Rome MMXVII season to the Barbican.

This thrilling series explores the decadence, politics, power play and corruption of Ancient Rome, and charts the decline of the Roman empire.


Rising star Sope Dirisu plays a triumphant warrior who struggles when thrown into the world of Roman politics. 6-18 Nov

Julius Caesar

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

Titus Andronicus

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

Angus Jackson



Tickets: £10.00 to £79.00 (€11.20 - €88.49) per ticket

Venue Details & Map

Barbican Theatre

Barbican Centre
Silk Street
+44 (0)20 7628 3351

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