Thursday 6th December 7:00pm
National Theatre Live present Antony & Cleopatra
by William Shakespeare
Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.
Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.
Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem.
Ralph and Sophie won the Evening Standard Theatre Awards for Best Actor and Best Actress for their roles in the production.
“Spectacular. Go and see it.” The Times 5 STARS
“An outstanding production” Observer
Show image photograph (Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo) by Jason Bell
Tickets: £10 / £5 EHU Students