Adjoa Andoh and Lynette Linton direct the first ever company of women of colour in a Shakespeare play on a major UK stage, in a post-Empire reflection on what it means to be British in the light of the Windrush anniversary and as we leave the European Union.
As we play our part in defining a nation’s history and we become the shoulders on which future generations will stand, Shakespeare asks us to consider the destiny that we might be shaping for our ‘scepter’d isle’.
Ends 21st April 2019 – tickets available here
The Guardian ★★★★
‘a reminder that Shakespeare is available to everyone […] pioneering’
The Observer ★★★★
Evening Standard ★★★★
‘Passionate and courageous’
The Times ★★★★
‘Exciting, fresh-thinking theatre, performed from the gut and piercing straight to the heart’
Time Out ★★★★
The Stage ★★★★
‘stylish and fiercely performed […] a necessary staging; a masterclass in how to reclaim the often-feared Shakespeare’