NT Live: Julius Caesar
Director: Nicholas Hytner
Stars: Ben Whishaw, Michelle Fairley, David Calder, David Morrissey
Thu 29 Mar 7pm Book Now
Duration: 135 mins
AGE Rating: Cert 15
Nicholas Hytner directs a new take on the Shakespeare classic. Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder plays Caesar and David Morrissey is Mark Antony. Broadcast from The Bridge Theatre, London.
Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital.
Please note that Julius Caesar will contain strobe lighting and is now rated 15 due to several scenes of a violent and bloody nature, and gunshots. The performance will not have an interval.
Recorded and shown as live.