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Punishment Without Revenge (2014)

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Playwright: Lope de Vega
Directed by: Ernesto Arias

On its cleverly mapped journey towards a violent climax equal to that of any Jacobean playwright, El castigo sin venganza explores the tragic role of honour in seventeenth century life – cruel, necessary, ineluctable.

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King Lear (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Bill Buckhurst

Its tempestuous poetry shot through with touches of humour and moments of heart-rending simplicity, King Lear is one of the deepest artistic explorations of the human condition.

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Holy Warriors (2014)

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Playwright: David Eldridge
Directed by: James Dacre

From the crusades of Richard the Lionheart to the bloody conflicts of our own century, Holy Warriors is a sweeping fantasia of holy war, fraught diplomacy and revenge in the struggle for Jerusalem and the Holy Lands.

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The Last Days of Troy (2014)

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Playwright: Simon Armitage
Directed by: Nick Bagnall

The Greeks are laying siege to Troy to win back their abducted queen, Helen. Desperate and exhausted, both Gods and mortals squabble amongst themselves for the spoils of war and the hand of victory.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Paula Garfield

A teasing, glittering, very funny and amazingly inventive play, whose seriousness is only fleetingly glimpsed beneath its dreamlike surface.

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Antony & Cleopatra (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Jonathan Munby

Cleopatra, the alluring and fascinatingly ambiguous Queen of Egypt, has bewitched the great Mark Antony, soldier, campaigner and now one of the three rulers of the Roman Empire. When Antony quarrels with his fellow leaders and throws in his lot with Cleopatra, his infatuation threatens to split the Empire in two.

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All's Well That Ends Well (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Sunil Shanbag

Arpana returned to the Globe with their production of All's Well That Ends Well.

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Titus Andronicus (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Lucy Bailey

Grotesquely violent and daringly experimental, Titus was the smash hit of Shakespeare’s early career, and is written with a ghoulish energy he was never to repeat elsewhere.

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