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.
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