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A woman's bust., wearing white with her dark hair braided back. Black tears are running down her cheek like blood.

RSC Julius Caesar


Evenings: 7.30pm
Matinees: Thu & Sat, 2pm
BSL integrated perf: Fri 12 May, 7.30pm
Audio Described & Captioned perf with pre-show touch tour: Sat 13 May, 2pm
Running time: 2hrs 40mins (including interval)
This performance features haze, bright lights, loud music and sounds

Julius Caesar. A divisive leader who holds awesome power.
Concerned that Caesar poses a threat to democracy, revolutionaries take the violent decision to murder him. They have no plan for what comes next. As the world spins out of control, chaos, horror and superstition rush in to fill the void. Civil war erupts and a new leader must rise: but at what cost?

The Royal Shakespeare Company returns to Newcastle Theatre Royal with a fast-paced political thriller, directed by Atri Banerjee. Atri was listed in The Stage 25 as one to watch in 2022 and previously won Best Director at The Stage Debut Awards in 2019. His fresh interpretation of Shakespeare’s timeless story forces us all to consider how far we would go for our political principles.

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‘Grips from start to finish’

Birmingham Press


‘Undoubtedly powerful’

Warwickshire World

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‘Innovative… constantly surprises’

Morning Star


‘Bold and playful’

Stratford Star

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