“Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have immortal longings in me” 

likewise Our autumn 2019 production was Antony and Cleopatra, which was performed at John Cooper Studio from Monday 28 October to Saturday 2 November.

Mark Antony – Jim Paterson
Cleopatra – Elizabeth Elsworth
Octavius Caesar – Karen Millar
Lepidus – Samuel Valentine
Enobarbus – Maurice Crichton
Pompey – Amanda Dales
Agrippa / Dolabella / Euphronius – Shirley Williams
Demetrius / Camidius / Charmian – Andrea Mitchell
Eros / Octavia / Clown – Joy Warner
Iras / Diomedes / Mardian – Alexandra Logan
Maecenas / Soothsayer – Sarah-Jane Strong
Menas / Thidias / Proculeius / Taurus – Harry Summers
Philo / Scarus / Varrius – Livy Potter
Silius / Seleucus – Stuart Lindsay

Antony and Cleopatra tells the story of the love affair of Mark Antony, one of three rulers of Rome, and Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Neglecting his empire in favour of living with Cleopatra in Egypt, Antony is summoned back to Rome, where he clashes with another ruler, Octavius, setting in motion a chain of events that lead to conflict and tragedy.

The production was directed by Leo Doulton.