Titus Andronicus

by William Shakespeare
Royal Shakespeare Company

7 December 2017 - 19 January 2018 / 19:15, 19:00, 13:30
Theatre

The decay of Rome reaches vicious depths in Shakespeare’s most brutal and bloody play. ‘Consistently excellent’ (The Times), Blanche McIntyre directs the epic conclusion of the Rome Season.
 
Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss. He relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt world.

Shakespeare’s gory revenge presents us with murder as entertainment. As the body count piles up, the tragedy poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society. David Troughton leads the cast.

This production contains smoke effects, gunshots and sexual content. There are violent scenes that some audience members may find distressing.

29 Dec, 7.15pm
Audio-described and captioned performance

5 Jan
Post-show talk

This event is part of:
UK

Presented by the Barbican

The Royal Shakespeare Company is supported using public funding by Arts Council England

The RSC Acting Companies are generously supported by The Gatsby Charitable Foundation and The Kovner Foundation

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