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Julius Caesar


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.
Julius Caesar at Barbican Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Shakespeare - tragedy

Director:
Angus Jackson

Author:
William Shakespeare

Production:
Royal Shakespeare Company

Music:
Mira Calix

Running time: 2 hrs 52 mins

Age suitability:
Not available

Background


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.


Synopsis


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.


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Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS

Box office tel: 020 7638 8891

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 24 November 2017

Closes:Saturday 20 January 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:
Various ‑ check schedule for details.

Intervals:1

Matinee:
Various - check schedule for details.

Intervals:1

Tickets


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Audio‑described and captioned performance:

16 Dec, 1‑30pm


Cast


Includes:


Andrew Woodall

Alex Waldmann

Martin Hutson


Creatives


Director: Angus Jackson
Designer: Robert Innes Hopkins
Lighting: Tim Mitchell
Sound: Carolyn Downing
Fight director: Terry King
Movement: Scott Ambler

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