Coriolanus

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National Theatre Live + Riverside Screen

Coriolanus

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 22 February - 08 March 2014

National Theatre Live will broadcast the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC’s The Hollow Crown) in the title role and Mark Gatiss (Season’s  Greetings at the National Theatre, BBC’s Sherlock) as Menenius, directed by the Donmar’s Artistic Director Josie Rourke.

When an old adversary threatens Rome, the city calls once more on her hero and defender: Coriolanus. But he has enemies at home too. Famine threatens the city, the citizens’ hunger swells to an appetite for change, and on returning from the field Coriolanus must confront the march of realpolitik and the voice of an angry people.

Dates & Times:
1:00pm, Saturday 22 February – SOLD OUT
1:00pm, Sunday 23 February – SOLD OUT
1:00pm, Saturday 1 March 
6:00pm, Saturday 8 March

Tickets:
Adult $25, Conc. $22, F/T Student & Child16&U $15*
*Transaction fees apply

NB: This is a Donmar Warehouse production of Coriolanus, with Tom Hiddleston in the title role and Mark Gatiss as Menenius, directed by Josie Rourke, live from their Covent Garden home.

★★★★
“A fast, witty, intelligent production that, in Tom Hiddleston, boasts a fine Coriolanus.” – The Guardian
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★★★★
“Exciting and intense…Hiddleston’s performance is very special indeed” – Daily Telegraph
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★★★★
“Tom Hiddleston returns to the London stage with a compelling performance” as Coriolanus – Evening Standard
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★★★★★
“Hiddleston is spellbinding.”
“Director Josie Rourke’s choice was a perfect one. Hiddleston’s agility and charm electrifies the entire performance.”
“The performances are exceptional. The iambic pentameter just rolls off the actors’ tongues, making it sound natural and contemporary. Every beat and syllable is used to perfection and nothing is lost.”
“Director Josie Rourke has triumphed with this piece.”
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Ticket Prices

Adult $25
Concession $22
F/T Student $15
Child 16&U $15

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00