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Friday 22 August

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Shakespeare's Globe

Antony & Cleopatra

By William Shakespeare

From 17 May 2014

£5 standing
£15 - £42 seats 

Running time:
3 hours including interval  


Directed by
Jonathan Munby

Designed by
Colin Richmond 

Composed by
Jules Maxwell  


Ignatius Anthony 
Maecenas/ Canidius 

Peter Bankolé

Eve Best 

Jonathan Bonnici

Philip Correia 

Jolyon Coy
Octavius Caesar 

Phil Daniels 

Kammy Darweish

Paul Hamilton

James Hayes
Schoolmaster /Snake Man 

Rosie Hilal
Octavia / Iras 

Sean Jackson

Daniel Rabin

Sirine Saba 

Obioma Ugoala

Clive Wood 

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Two lovers are blown apart by love and war

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.

Virtue and vice, transcendent love and realpolitik combine in Antony and Cleopatra, Shakespeare’s greatest exploration of the conflicting claims of sex and power, all expressed in a tragic poetry of breathtaking beauty and magnificence.

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‘Eve Best...superb...Clive Wood...on vigorous form’
Evening Standard 

‘A fleet, intelligent production’
The Guardian

'A fine production, which brings Shakespeare's gorgeously written melodrama downto earth in the best sort of way'
Time Out   


'Exquisitely understated' 
The Independent


Related Events

Please note: tickets for all related events are sold separately to tickets for performances.

Setting the Scene

Pre-show introductions by Globe scholars, illustrated by Globe actors

Tuesday 27 May
Tuesday 10 June
Tuesday 29 July
Tuesday 5 August 

Talking Theatre

Post-show Q&A sessions with actors and creatives

Wednesday 28 May
Wednesday 11 June
Saturday 14 June
Wednesday 20 August 

Study Day

Leading scholars and theatre artists offer historical, practical, and theoretical contexts to Antony & Cleopatra

Saturday 24 May

Story Day

Dynamic and unforgettable retellings of Shakespeare’s stories, suitable for the whole family.

Saturday 14 June 

Midnight Matinee

Experience the magical atmosphere of the Globe at midnight

Friday 8 August


Listen to interviews with Clive Wood (Antony) and Eve Best (Cleopatra).

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