National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra

National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra

A FILM BY: Simon Godwin
WRITTEN BY: William Shakespeare (play)
STARRING: Ralph Fiennes, Sophie Okonedo, Tim McMullan

Recorded at the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare's famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.

Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman, and The Beaux' Stratagem.

Technical Information

Production Year: 2018
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Language: English
Run Time: 220 mins
Format: DCP