Antony & Cleopatra
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Antony & Cleopatra
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Antony & Cleopatra London Reviews and Tickets

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Absorbing, Riveting, Great acting, Masterful

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Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo star in Shakespeare’s great play of love and tragedy.

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Riveting, Masterful, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if You want to see two of our greatest contemporary actors doing Shakespeare.

Don't see it if You're not a fan of the Bard. - you'll be bored rigid.

Critic Reviews (10)

London Theatre
September 27th, 2018

Simon Godwin's modern-dress version gives it a contemporary sheen, but also a more propulsive cinematic flow, too. As splendidly designed by Hildegard Bechtler, it is both truly epic and intimate, as required.
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Time Out London
September 27th, 2018

Sophie Okonedo is a magnificent Cleopatra to Ralph Fiennes’s jaded Antony in this rollicking political thriller.
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The Telegraph (UK)
September 27th, 2018

It’s a long evening but an increasingly rewarding one, which needs only fine-tuning from Fiennes to become perhaps a great one.
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The Guardian (UK)
September 27th, 2018

Simon Godwin directs a terrific and epic National Theatre production, filled with passion and delusion.
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What's On Stage (UK)
September 27th, 2018

The great merit of Simon Godwin's fast-moving, modern dress and hugely intelligent production in the vast space of the Olivier, is its extreme lucidity. A lot goes on, but we always understand its meaning and its emotional impact.
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The Independent (UK)
September 27th, 2018

Simon Godwin's production of the Shakespearean tragedy proves to be an astute and moving work.
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The London Evening Standard
September 27th, 2018

Okonedo is magical in the first half, and Fiennes dominates the second...But this interpretation is full of detail, intelligence and humanity.
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The Times (UK)
September 28th, 2018

The entire endeavour shines but it is the couple at its heart that makes the play live or die and Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo are simply terrific as the lovers who tempt fate one too many times.
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