Julius Caesar

Royal Shakespeare Company

RSc Rome: Julius Caesar
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Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals out of control.

Caesar returns from war, an all-conquering hero, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power. Although Brutus loves Caesar, he is persuaded to kill him for the greater good, and like all conspirators loses control of the consequences.

Season Director Angus Jackson steers the thrilling action of the story that continues to define all political backstabbing, with spin and betrayal turning to violence. The cast includes Andrew Woodall in the title role alongside Alex Waldmann as Brutus and Martin Hutson as Cassius.

2 hours 55 mins/including an interval

UK

16 Dec, 1.30pm 
Audio-described and captioned performance

10 Jan
Post -show talk

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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