16th September, 2021 / 11:00 - 12:00
3rd September, 2014
Between Wednesday 3 September and Thursday 4 September, King’s is screening a selection of plays and operas from the National Theatre and the Royal Opera House.
The Two Gentlemen of Verona – Wednesday 3 September, 19:00; Lucas Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus
Simon Godwin makes his RSC debut to direct Shakespeare’s exuberant romantic comedy. Simon is Associate Director of the Royal Court. His production of Strange Interlude recently played to critical acclaim at the National Theatre.
This is the first time in 45 years The Two Gentlemen of Verona has been performed in full production on the Royal Shakespeare Theatre stage.
Medea – Thursday 4 September, 19:00; Lucas Lecture Theatre, Strand Campus
Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell.