Imperium I: Conspirator
Imperium I: Conspirator

Imperium I: Conspirator Tickets

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Playful Productions are delighted to announce the West End transfer for acclaimed, historical two-part thriller Imperium  I: Conspirator and II: Dictator,running for a limited engagement at London’s Gielgud Theatre from 14 June to 8 September 2018.

Robert Harris’ best-selling Cicero trilogy is adapted for the stage by Mike Poulton as six one-act plays, presented in two performances, each with two intervals. Directed by RSC Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, Imperium transfers to London following its recent sold-out run at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Told through the watchful eyes of Cicero’s loyal secretary, Imperium I: Conspirator chronicles how the great orator’s early success unwittingly paves the way for a brutal and bloody end to the Republic.

With Rome in chaos at the beginning of  Imperium II: Dictator, Cicero must use all his brilliance to restore the power of the Senate from the civic mob and their would-be Emperor: one Gaius Julius Caesar.

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Please note: Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Gielgud Theatre

35-37 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6AR
Nearest tube:
Piccadilly Circus

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The RSC is built for size. From such bold theatrical epics as the full Shakespeare History Cycle (all eight plays were last seen there in 2007 using the same company of 34 actors playing 264 roles) to its literary adaptations over the years that have included the two-parters of Dickens's The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby and Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall (both of which transferred to... Read more

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Joseph Kloska interview - 'There are a lot of lessons for modern politicians in Imperium'
Monday, July 2, 2018

Just opened at the Gielgud Theatre, Mike Poulton’s adaptation of Robert Harris’ best-selling Cicero trilogy has just opened having premiered at the RSC in Stratford. The epic two-parter charts the rise of Cicero in Ancient Rome, and studies the power politics and democracies of the time. Joseph Kloska plays Tiro, Cicero’s secretary and best friend. His pervious acting credits include Written on the Heart at the RSC, and the Netflix series The Crown.

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