Josette Simon and Antony Byrne played the doomed lovers at both the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the Barbican, London.

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Cast

Joseph Adelakun - Mardian
Ben Allen - Octavius Caesar
Kristin Atherton - Iras
Will Bliss - Soothsayer
David Burnett - Pompey
Antony Byrne - Mark Antony
James Corrigan - Agrippa
Paul Dodds - Menas
Patrick Drury - Lepidus
Waleed Elgadi - Alexas
Sean Hart - Eros
Amber James - Charmian
Luke MacGregor - Menecrates
Anthony Ofoegbu - Diomedes
Dharmesh Patel - Philo/Ventidius
Lucy Phelps - Octavia
Josette Simon - Cleopatra
Jon Tarcy - Varrius/Demetrius
Marcello Walton - Maecenas
Andrew Woodall - Enobarbus

Creatives

Director - Iqbal Khan
Designer - Robert Innes Hopkins
Lighting - Tim Mitchell
Music - Laura Mvula
Sound - Carolyn Downing
Movement - Villmore James
Fights - Kev McCurdy

Act 1, Scene 3

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Reviews

★★★★

‘This Antony & Cleopatra is the best I’ve ever seen’

EVENING STANDARD

★★★★

‘Josette Simon is a Cleopatra to die for…an extraordinarily physical performance’

OBSERVER

‘Antony Byrne is the alpha male we’ve been looking for’

DAILY MAIL

'Magnificent set by Robert Innes Hopkins, lit beautifully by Tim Mitchell'

WHATSONSTAGE

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