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Highlights

Royal Shakespeare Company: Macbeth

Christopher Eccleston makes his RSC debut in the title role of Shakespeare’s psychological thriller, opposite Niamh Cusack as Lady Macbeth and with Edward Bennett as Macduff.

Royal Shakespeare Company: Romeo and Juliet

Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents.

Les Antliaclastes: Waltz of the Hommelettes

In this magical cabinet of curiosities, with hints of Alice in Wonderland and Brothers Grimm, events are controlled by a giant, Black Forest cuckoo clock, supernatural in its counting of hours. 

Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo star as ill-fated lovers

Relaxed Screening: NT Encore: Antony & Cleopatra (12A)

Recorded live at the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

Le Théâtre de L’Entrouvert: Anywhere

Oedipus, a marionette made almost entirely of ice, sets out on a redemptive voyage accompanied only by Antigone, their long passage punctuated by poetic visions of water and fire, shadow and light.