Performance dates & times

26 Apr – 13 May


Thursday 26 Apr
7:30 PM

Opening Night

Friday 27 Apr
7:30 PM


Tuesday, Wednesday
6:30 PM
Thursday, Friday
7:30 PM
2:00 PM, 7:30 PM
4:00 PM

Captioned Performance

Saturday 5 May
2:00 PM

Running Time 2 hours 40 minutes with one 20 minute interval.

Price range

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Eternity was in our lips and eyes

In the ruthless, ever-expanding empire of Rome, Shakespeare creates an astonishing portrait of a love too great for the world.

Mark Antony is a hero in a post-heroic world. He is torn between duty and love; his responsibility to Rome and his new life in Egypt; to the world he helped conquer; and his passion for Cleopatra.

Complex, charismatic, fierce. Cleopatra is a mother, a lover, a Queen. A woman not to be defied.

Witness the insight and power of Catherine McClements (Phedre) as she returns to Bell Shakespeare for one of the greatest roles ever written.

Bell Shakespeare’s Artistic Director, Peter Evans, continues to explore Shakespeare’s ability to take the greatest moments in history and make them profoundly personal.


William Shakespeare
Peter Evans
Anna Cordingley
Lighting Designer
Ben Cisterne
Composer & Sound Designer
Max Lyandvert
Movement & Fight Director
Nigel Poulton
Voice Coach
Jess Chambers
Assistant Director
Penny Harpham
Associate Costume Designer
Emma Vine
Catherine McClements, Johnny Carr, Ray Chong Nee, Joseph Del Re, Lucy Goleby, Ursula Mills, Zindzi Okenyo, Gareth Reeves, Steve Rodgers, Jo Turner, Janine Watson