"Eternity was in our lips and eyes,
Bliss in our brows bent"

Every evening (except Sunday) at 7.30pm
Downing College Gardens

Antony and Cleopatra

Shakespeare’s tale of the obsessive and passionate relationship between two rulers of the ancient world is staged in the formal splendour of the Downing College. Mark Antony rules the Roman Empire with Caesar and Lepidus, yet sacrifices all to be with Cleopatra, the Queen of the Nile. When the threat of civil war in Rome drives them apart their lives are plunged into political and personal chaos leading to a breath-taking climax. Don’t miss this vibrant and electrifying production!

a gripping, challenging and worthwhile production ...an enthralling and passionate performance... an excellent production —The Stage

Tickets for Antony and Cleopatra will be available to buy online nearer the festival - please check back soon!