Michael Pennington standing centre-stage dressed in rags and holding a wooden sign with Greek script on

Timon of Athens

William Shakespeare

Find out more about past productions of Shakespeare’s dark satire, which forces us to question where does happiness really lie?

  • Swan Theatre


    Until 22 Feb 2019

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  • Running time:

    2 hrs 12 mins + 20 mins interval

Next performance:

21 January, 7:30PM

Swan Theatre

Past productions

Our productions of the rarely performed Timon of Athens have featured some notable actors in the title role: Paul Scofield in 1965, Richard Pasco in 1980 and Michael Pennington in 1999. Discover how different directors at the RSC have approached one of Shakespeare's lesser known plays.