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Julius Caesar from Donmar Kings Cross

Phyllida Lloyd directs an all-female Donmar Warehouse production of Shakespeare's great political drama, set in a present-day women's prison.

Phyllida Lloyd directs an all-female production of Shakespeare's great political drama, set in a present-day women's prison.

Julius Caesar depicts the catastrophic consequences of a political leader's extension of his powers beyond the remit of the constitution. As Brutus wrestles with his moral conscience over the assassination of Julius Caesar, Mark Antony manipulates the crowd to frenzied mob violence through his subtle and incendiary rhetoric. What follows is the descent of the country into factions and the outbreak of civil war.

Donmar Warehouse's Shakespeare trilogy began with the production of Julius Caesar - led by Dame Harriet Walter - in 2012 and was followed by Henry IV in 2014 and The Tempest in 2016. All three productions featured all-female casts and were shown to audiences in theatres in London and New York, as well as women and girls in schools and prisons. The film versions were shot in a specially built temporary theatre in King's Cross in 2016.

1 hour, 54 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 Jun 2018 21:50


Role Contributor
Mark Antony Jade Anouka
Lucius Sheila Atim
Julius Caesar Jackie Clune
Cinna the Poet Shiloh Coke
Casca Karen Dunbar
Portia, Octavius Caesar Clare Dunne
Soothsayer Leah Harvey
Calpurnia, Metellus Cimber Zainab Hasan
Trebonius Jennifer Joseph
Cassius Martina Laird
Dog, Cinna Carolina Valdes
Brutus Harriet Walter
Guard Sarah Jane Dent
Guard Rhiannon Harper-Rafferty
Guard Liv Spencer
Director Phyllida Lloyd
Studio Director Rhodri Huw
Film Editor Justine Wright
Film Editor Jo-Anne Dixon
Film Editor Dylan Goch
Producer Kate Pakenham
Producer John Wyver
Production Company Donmar Warehouse


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