Julius Caesar (DVD, 2012)

Set in a modern African state, this fast-moving political thriller of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar is directed by the RSC's artistic director, Gregory Doran.

Featuring for the first time, a distinguished cast of black actors including Paterson Joseph as Brutus and Jeffrey Kissoon as Caesar.

Shot on location and also in the theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon, Julius Caesar is a vivid portrayal of a struggle for democracy and also a love story between two men united by an explosive act of political violence as the tyrant Caesar is about to seize power.

All of the original cast of the RSC's stage production star in this compelling screen version, directed by Gregory Doran.

Segun Akingbola as Trebonius
Adjoa Andoh as Portia
Mark Ebulue as Artemidoris
Ray Fearon as Mark Antony
Ricky Fearon as Cicero
Andrew French as Decius Brutus
Marcus Griffiths as Marullus
Ivanno Jeremiah as Octavius
Paterson Joseph as Brutus
Jeffery Kissoon as Julius Caesar
Samantha Lawton as Caesar's Servant
Simon Manyonda as Lucius
Joseph Mydell as Casca
Cyril Nri as Cassius
Ann Ogbomo as Calpurnia

Certificate 12
Running Time 191 mins
Region 0
Main Language English
Subtitles English
Release Date 15/12/2012

Number of Discs 1
Special Features
Interactive Menus
The Making of Julius Caesar documentary, featuring interviews with key cast and crew.

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