FOUR of William Shakespeare’s classic Roman plays will be performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon and screened at the Regent in Christchurch.
Director for the RSC’s ‘Rome Season’ is Angus Jackson, who recently directed the sell-out productions of Oppenheimer and Don Quixote. He will direct the opening and closing plays of the season, Julius Caesar and
Iqbal Khan returns to the company to direct Antony & Cleopatra, with Josette Simon taking on the role of Cleopatra after her last RSC appearance in Michael Boyd’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 1999.
Blanche McIntyre will direct Titus Andronicus, following on from this summer’s production of The Two Noble Kinsmen.
The season will start with Julius Caesar with an encore recorded screening at the Regent on Monday, May 1 at 7pm.
Next up is the classic production ofAntony & Cleopatra with an encore recorded screening on Monday, June 5 also at 7pm.
Coriolanus will conclude RSC’s Rome Season although the screening date at the Regent has yet to be confirmed.
Tickets: are £13 (concessions £12) per screening. To book tickets, or for for more information, call 01202 499199 or visit website regentcentre.co.uk
Source : BournemouthEcho