Dido, Queen of Carthage at Rose, Bankside
House on the Hill Productions presents Dido, Queen of Carthage, by Christopher Marlowe, at the Rose, Bankside, near London Bridge, south London, from 6 to 31 March 2013.
It is directed by Alex Pearson and Jeremy Smith, with costumes by Pam Tait. The cast includes Rhiannon Sommers (Dido), James Burgess (Aeneas), Edward Walters, Julia Taylor, Carsten Garbode, Samantha Spurgin, Lucy Laing, Daniel Yabut, , Natasha Percival.
After the fall of Troy, Aeneas and his men land on Carthage on their way to Lavinium, where they are offered food and shelter by Dido, Queen of Carthage. An intense love affair ensues between Dido and Aeneas, leaving their fates in the hands of the Gods.