Gain a behind-the-scenes look at Imperium I with our series of talks.

EXPERT SPEAKERS

Featuring members of the cast or creative teams, as well as expert guest speakers, our talks programme offers the chance to find out more about our plays. For each play we perform, we offer a pre-show Director Talk and a Post Show Talk with the cast, giving you the chance to have your questions about the show and the creative process answered.

Details of our events related to Imperium are in the planner below, and you can also have a look at our other upcoming Director TalksPost Show TalksUnwrapped demonstrations and Debates.

We also offer a selection of drop in activities for families and a programme of family events.

Director Talk: Imperium - The Cicero Plays

Director Talk: Imperium - The Cicero Plays

2 December 2017

Swan Theatre

We offer talks with members of each production's creative team. These pre-show, onstage events offer a chance to hear the director and/or writer in conversation, revealing some of the influences and decisions that have created the production. From rehearsal room processes and design choices, to characterisation and relationships this is a fascinating insight into the creative process.

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In Conversation: Robert Harris and Mike Poulton

In Conversation: Robert Harris and Mike Poulton

16 November 2017

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Join us for an exclusive conversation before the world premiere of Imperium (Parts I and II). Novelist Robert Harris and adaptor Mike Poulton discuss the writing process that brings the thrilling story of Ancient Rome in the Cicero trilogy to the stage, dramatised through six plays and presented over two performances. In partnership with the Stratford Literary Festival.

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Post Show Talk

Post Show Talk

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Stratford-upon-Avon

Stay on after the performance for this discussion with members of the acting company. Find out more about the show you’ve just seen and ask the actors your questions.

The Post Show Talk is open to ticket holders for that day’s performance and entry is free with your show ticket. The Talk begins a few minutes after the performance ends, and lasts approx. 30 minutes.

Find out when the Post Show Talks are happening by clicking the Find Out More link.

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