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Troilus and Cressida

William Shakespeare

Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding with the rhythm of battle.

  • Royal Shakespeare Theatre

    Stratford-upon-Avon

    12 Oct - 17 Nov 2018

  • In Cinemas

    Broadcast live on 14 Nov 2018

  • Running time:

    To be confirmed

Next performance:

12 October, 7:15PM

Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon

'Lechery, lechery, still wars and lechery: nothing
else holds fashion'

Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested, and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences. 

Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding in battle.

Troilus and Cressida will be broadcast live from Stratford-upon-Avon to cinemas on 14 November.

Creative Team

Director Gregory Doran | Designer Niki Turner | Lighting Matt Daw | Music Evelyn Glennie | Fights Terry King