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RSC LIVE: Titus Andronicus (15)

Wed, 9th August, 2017 @ 19:00pm - 22:00pm

£7 – £18

for Titus Andronicus

The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s most bloody play.

★★★★”A terrific cast give a masterclass in power and paranoia in this tremendous modern-day revival of Shakespeare’s tale of revenge” The Guardian

★★★★‘The 21st century setting is both credible and highly resonant’ Whats on Stage

Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss, who relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt society.

‘Bloody good’ Evening Standard

‘A black comedy you won’t forget in a hurry’Times

★★★★‘A mountingly memorable Shakespearean video nasty by the director Blanche McIntyre’ Times

Shakespeare’s gory revenge tragedy presents us with murder as entertainment, and, as the body count piles up, poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society.

Blanche McIntyre returns to the RSC after her debut directing The Two Noble Kinsmen (2016).

“McIntyre can be a very cerebral director but she tackles this play gusto and intelligence. The results are not unproblematic, but then this is one of Shakespeare’s most fascinatingly problematic plays and the result feels apt”.The stage

The performance of Titus Andronicus has been issued an As Live 15 rating by the British Board of Film Classification for violent scenes


Wed, 9th August, 2017
19:00pm - 22:00pm
£7 – £18
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SpArC Theatre
01588 630321 / 638038


Liz Still