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Cymbeline (2015)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Sam Yates

Strange, erotic, moving and politically charged, Cymbeline is perhaps the most psychologically acute of Shakespeare’s great late romantic quartet.

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Dido, Queen of Carthage (2003)

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Playwright: Christopher Marlowe
Directed by: Tim Carroll

The Trojan warrior Aeneas and his companions wash up on the shore of Carthage, where the Queen, Dido, receives them kindly

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Dido, Queen of Carthage (2015)

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Playwright: Christopher Marlowe
Directed by: Jacqui Somerville

Aeneas is wrecked on the coast of Carthage. Dido, queen of a great trading power, is ready to help Aeneas build a second Troy in Italy – until Venus intervenes, and mere cooperation is transformed into a fierce, possessive love.

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Doctor Faustus (2011)

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Playwright: Christopher Marlowe
Directed by: Matthew Dunster

In Doctor Faustus Marlowe puts some of the greatest poetry ever written for the stage and a good deal of anarchic comedy at the service of a mythic tale.

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Doctor Scroggy's War (2014)

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Playwright: Howard Brenton
Directed by: John Dove

Hilarious and moving, Doctor Scroggy’s War gives a sideways look at the First World War a hundred years after its onset.

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Edward II (2003)

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Playwright: Christopher Marlowe
Directed by: Timothy Walker

Can Edward II live up to the legacy of his father, who conquered Wales and waged a war to annex Scotland?

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Farinelli and the King (2015)

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Playwright: Claire van Kampen
Directed by: John Dove

Spain, 1737. King Philippe V lies awake. The Queen, desperate to relieve her husband of his depression, begs the castrato to sing to the king. Philippe is healed, held captive by Farinelli’s voice – but so is Farinelli…

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Farinelli and the King (2015)

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Playwright: Claire van Kampen
Directed by: John Dove

Depressed and plagued by insomnia, King Philippe V of Spain lies awake in his chamber. The Queen, desperate to find a cure, hears of Farinelli - a castrato with a voice so divine it has the power to captivate all who hear it. But will his extraordinary talent prove to be a curse rather than a blessing?

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