As I left the Globe following the opening of Imogen I was stopped by a group who had been drawn to the gates by the booming music filling the Southbank. "Is that Skepta in there?" they asked. Passers by may well be confused by the grime music soundtrack filling the night air, but rather than being a surprise gig by the recent Mercury Music Prize winner I explain it was actually a new... Read more
Imogen, daughter of Cymbeline, enrages her father by marrying against his will. Lies are then told about Imogen to her husband, Posthumous, and he decides she should die. In an urban world that is as strange, erotic and violent as Shakespeare’s ancient Britain, Imogen is forced to re-imagine herself as she fights for the life she deserves and not the one that is being determined for her.
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