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Julius Caesar

Synopsis
When Julius Caesar returns to Rome in triumph, his rapturous welcome by the people is noted and deplored by his enemies. As highly educated and privileged as they are treacherous, Caesar’s handful of detractors resolve to destroy their leader by foul means.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United Kingdom
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Duration
135 mins

Credits

Director
Nicholas Hytner
Cast
David CalderJulius Caesar
David MorrisseyMark Antony
Michelle FairleyCaius Cassius
Abraham PopoolaTrebonius
Adjoa AndohCasca
Ben WishawMarcus Brutus

Additional Details

Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Julius Caesar
Subjects
History; Shakespeare
Keywords
Caesar, Julius; espionage; leadership skills; murder; Rome; Betrayal; Jealousy

Notes

Notes
The production is broadcast live from the Gate Theatre in London. It contains some strobe lighting.

Related

Name

National Theatre Archive

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Phone
+44 (0) 20 7452 3135
Address
NT Studio
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London
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