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The Merchant of Venice

Andrew Scott, Ray Fearon, Hayley Atwell and Colin Morgan star in Shakespeare's drama of debt, greed and a society suspicious of religious difference, transposed to London in 2008.

Andrew Scott, Ray Fearon, Hayley Atwell and Colin Morgan star in Shakespeare's ever-topical story of over-confident traders, a debt-ridden country dependent on credit, and a society suspicious of religious difference, transposed to the City of London and the 2008 financial crisis. Introduced by the BBC's Business Editor, Simon Jack.

Adapted and directed by Emma Harding

Antonio.....Ray Fearon
Bassanio.....Colin Morgan
Portia.....Hayley Atwell
Shylock.....Andrew Scott
Salarino.....Ryan Whittle
Salanio.....Neerja Naik
Gratiano.....Ryan Early
Lorenzo.....Chris Lew Kum Hoi
Jessica.....Lauren Cornelius
Launcelot Gobbo.....Luke Bailey
Nerissa.....Kerry Gooderson
Morocco.....Stefan Adegbola
Arragon.....Javier Marzan
The Duke.....Neil McCaul
Tubal.....Clive Hayward
Balthasar.....Rupert Holliday-Evans

Musical setting of 'Where is fancy bred? composed by Emma Harding, performed by Kerry Gooderson and Peter Ringrose.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sun 22 Apr 2018 19:30

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