Shakespeare's Rome debates

We host regular panel discussions exploring the themes in our current plays. This season we will be discussing Shakespeare's Roman plays.


Thursday 5 October 2017, 4.45 - 6pm
Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

A debate that will explore the power dynamics of Rome as depicted by Shakespeare in Coriolanus, through the lens of modern society.

You can find out more about the speakers for this event by clicking on the list below, with further names to be announced soon.

Speakers in the series

  • Angus Jackson

  • Ritula Shah


Tickets for our debates cost £8. To buy tickets, please use the links below, visit our Box Office at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, or phone the RSC Ticket Hotline on 01789 403493.

Shakespeare's Rome

Shakespeare's Rome: Coriolanus

Shakespeare's Rome: Coriolanus

5 October 2017

Swan Theatre

Can there be too much democracy? A panel including Angus Jackson (director, Coriolanus) joins Ritula Shah to explore modern comparisons with the Rome depicted in Coriolanus.

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