Michael Pennington past production gallery

  • Hamlet, 1980

    Michael Pennington has appeared in over 40 RSC productions since the 1960s. Here is a selection of photographs from his time on the RSC stage.

    1980
    Michael Pennington playing the title role in Hamlet, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Directed by John Barton and designed by Ralph Koltai. Photograph by Reg Wilson.

  • Measure for Measure, 1974

    1974
    Measure for Measure, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Directed by Keith Hack, designed by Maria Bjornson. This photograph shows Michael Pennington as Angelo slowly succumbing to Isabella's (Francesca Annis) charms. Photograph by Reg Wilson.

  • Romeo and Juliet, 1976

    1976
    Romeo and Juliet, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Directed by Trevor Nunn with Barry Kyle, designed by Chris Dyer. The photograph shows Mercutio (Michael Pennington, right) and Romeo (Ian McKellen, left) on their way to the Capulet feast. Photograph by Reg Wilson.

  • Timon of Athens, 1999

    1999
    Michael Pennington as Timon in Timon of Athens, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, directed by Gregory Doran, designed by Stephen Brimson Lewis. Photograph by Donald Cooper.

  • Hamlet 1980

    1980
    Hamlet, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, directed by John Barton, designed by Ralph Koltai. The photograph shows Hamlet (Michael Pennington) tormenting Ophelia (Carol Royle). Photograph by Reg Wilson.

  • Romeo and Juliet, 1976

    1976
    Romeo and Juliet, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Directed by Trevor Nunn with Barry Kyle, designed by Chris Dyer. Mercutio (Michael Pennington) is borne aloft by Benvolio (Roger Rees). Photograph by Reg Wilson.

  • Timon of Athens, 1999

    1999
    Michael Pennington playing the title role in Timon of Athens, directed by Gregory Doran, designed by Stephen Brimson Lewis. Photograph by Donald Cooper.

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