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On Stage: Antony & Cleopatra

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.
(NR; Running Time: approx. 3hr 30min including interval)
Broadcast live Dec. 6 2018 from the National Theatre

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Sunday, Sep, 15

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Tuesday, Sep, 17

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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 previous broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem.

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Sophie Okonedo, Tim McMullan
Director: Simon Godwin
Writer: William Shakespeare (play)
Genre: Drama

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"Stirring revival of Shakespeare’s epic drama."

— Daily Telegraph

"Spectacular tragedy. Go see it. You won’t be sorry."

— The Times

"Riveting. Both a Roman triumph and an Egyptian feast."

— What's On Stage

"Simon Godwin’s production is dazzling."

— Financial Times

"Simon Godwin directs a terrific and epic production filled with passion."

— Guardian

"Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo have simmering chemistry."

— Evening Standard

"Rollicking political thriller. Slick, stylish and action-packed."

— Time Out

"Sophie Okonedo and Ralph Fiennes blaze and break your heart in an impeccable production."

— The Stage