Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra



Screened as part of the 2019 Fugard Bioscope National Theatre Live Encore Season. From National Theatre Live.

Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.

Dates & Times

  • Dates

    05 Aug 2019 - 05 Aug 2019
  • Time

  • Price

  • Duration

    3 hours 10 minutes, excluding a 20 minute interval

Cast & Creative

  • Cast

    • Tunji KasimCaesar
    • Katy StephensAgrippa
    • Sophie OkonedoCleopatra
    • Ralph FiennesAntony
    • Fisayo AkinadeEros
    • Gloria ObianyoCharmian
    • Georgia LandersIras
    • Hiba ElchikheSoothsayer
    • Tim McMullanEnobarbus
    • Ben WigginsProculeius
    • Shazia NichollsSicyon Official
    • Nicholas Le PrevostLepidus
    • Sam WoolfThidias
    • Sargon YeldaPompey
    • Gerald GyimahMenas
    • Waleed HammadVarrius
    • Nick SampsonEuphronius
    • Hannah MorrishOctavia
    • Alan TurkingtonCanidius
    • Alexander CobbScarus
    • Henry EverettVentidius
    • Samuel ArnoldSupernumeraries
    • Catherine DeevySupernumeraries
  • Creative

    • William ShakespeareWriter
    • Simon GodwinDirector
    • Hildegard BechtlerSet Designer
    • Evie GurneyCostume Designer
    • Tim LutkinLighting Designer
    • Michael BruceMusic


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