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Shakespeare's rarely performed tale of a nation in turmoil vibrates with modern resonance in this new production.

  • Swan Theatre

    Stratford-upon-Avon

    19 Sep 2019 - 21 Mar 2020

    Book Tickets
  • Running time:

    To be confirmed

Next performance:

19 September, 7:30PM

Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon

A mad world of mad kings, teetering on the brink of disaster

Richard the Lionheart is dead. His brother John is King of England. Threatened from all sides by Europe, the English noblemen and even his own family, King John will stop at nothing to keep hold of his crown.

Shakespeare’s rarely performed tale of a nation in turmoil vibrates with modern resonance in this vivid new production by Director Eleanor Rhode in her debut at the RSC.

CREATIVE TEAM

Director Eleanor Rhode | Designer Max Johns | Lighting Lizzie Powell | Sound David Gregory | Fights Rachel Bown-Williams and Ruth Cooper-Brown

SHOW INFORMATION
As our shows develop in rehearsal, we will update information here about content that may affect some audiences, for example that they contain gunshots or strobe lighting. Final information and running time is not usually available until the first preview. Please speak to the Box Office after this point if you would like further details.