One of the great things about British theatre is how it creates our own brand of international movie stars, from Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Patrick Stewart and Helen Mirren to Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hiddleston and Carey Mulligan. And that, having trained and begun their careers onstage, they still also return to it regularly. It's their true home. Read more
Antony and Cleopatra is available to watch online for one week, as part of the National Theatre at home series.
Simon Godwin directs Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo as the iconic lovers in a new production of Antony and Cleopatra opening in September 2018. Set design by Hildegard Bechtler, costume design by Wojciech Dziedzic, lighting by Tim Lutkin, music by Michael Bruce and sound by Christopher Shutt.
Opening September 2018, with full dates to be announced.