The National Theatre’s ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

The National Theatre’s acclaimed, multiple award-winning 2018 production of Shakespeare’s ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA will be available to watch for free now until 7pm on Thursday 14th May (UK time).

At the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.

Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, James Bond: Spectre) and Sophie Okonedo (Chimerica, Hotel Rwanda) play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power, directed by Simon Godwin

The running time is 3 hours 8mins with a short interval. It is subtitled.

GUIDANCE This filmed performance was given a BBFC rating of 12A (recommended for ages 12 and above) and contains some staged violence and flashing lights.

The full list of cast and creatives is available here:…

Although this production is free to watch, please strongly consider making a donation to the National Theatre – or text NTATHOME 10 to 70085 to donate £10 – to enable it to keep its doors open after this crisis has passed.


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