Draw New Mischief

Royal Shakespeare Company

Cartoon image of Brexit by Christian Adams from the RSC Draw New Mischief Exhibition

Coinciding with the Royal Shakespeare Company Rome Season on stage, this free exhibition celebrates political cartoons inspired by Shakespeare with brand new commissions by international cartoonists. 

Shakespeare’s plays have long shaped the way we understand and engage with contemporary politics and nowhere is this more clearly seen than in the works of political cartoonists. Coinciding with the Royal Shakespeare Company's Rome MMXVII Season on stage, this free exhibition celebrates political cartoons inspired by Shakespeare with brand new commissions by international cartoonists. 

Barbican Mezzanine