Angry man stands on stage with arm outstretched above his head holding a knife

Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare's political thriller tells the story of the conspiracy against Caesar, his assassination and the defeat of his conspirators.

  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre


    Until 9 Sep 2017

  • Barbican Theatre


    24 Nov 2017 - 20 Jan 2018

  • In Cinemas

    From 26 Apr 2017

  • Running time:

    2 hrs 32 mins + 20 mins interval

Next performance:

24 April, 7:15PM

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Past productions

Our productions of Julius Caesar over the years have included many famous actors playing the key roles of the conspirator Brutus and the loyal Mark Antony: Harry Andrews and Antony Quayle in 1950; Alec Clunes and Richard Johnson in 1957; Ben Kingsley and David Threlfall in 1979; and John Nettles and Hugh Quarshie in 1995.

Here you can find out more about some of our key past productions, giving you an insight into how they were staged and the directorial choices that were made.