National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra at Darwen Library Theatre

Antony & Cleopatra
by William Shakespeare

Broadcast live from the National Theatre to Darwen Library Theatre this January, 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.

Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem.

Show image photograph (Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo) by Jason Bell

 

★★★★★
‘Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo dazzle.’
Financial Times

★★★★★
‘Spectacular. Go and see it. You won’t be sorry.’
The Times

★★★★
‘An epic production filled with passion.’
Guardian

★★★★
‘Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo have simmering chemistry.’
Evening Standard

★★★★
‘Slick, stylish and action-packed.’
Time Out

EVENT DETAILS
National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast world-class theatre to cinemas in the UK and internationally.

Since launching in June 2009, more than forty live productions have been broadcast to over 650 theatres in the UK alone.

Though each broadcast is filmed in front of a live audience in the theatre, cameras are carefully positioned throughout the auditorium to ensure that cinema audiences get the ‘best seat in the house’ view of each production.

Where these cameras are placed is different for each broadcast, to make sure that cinema audiences enjoy the best possible experience every time.

VENUE: Darwen Library Theatre, Knott St, Darwen, Lancashire BB3 3BU
DATE: Saturday 12th January 2019
TIME: 7.00pm
TICKET PRICES: Full Price Tickets from £14.00
Concession Tickets from £13.00

BOOKING INFORMATION
Tickets are available
Online here.
By Phone: 01254 706006
In Person: From Darwen Library, Knott Street, Darwen or Darwen Leisure Centre, The Green, Darwen or King George’s Hall Box Office, Northgate, Blackburn.

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