Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Thu 11 Jun 2020
Coriolanus is the next production to be streamed by the National Theatre At Home, with Tom Hiddleston (Betrayal, The Avengers, The Night Manager) in the title role in Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge.
When an old adversary threatens Rome, the city calls once more on her hero and defender: Coriolanus. But he has enemies at home too.
As 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.
Josie Rourke (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) directs the company including Mark Gatiss (The Madness of George III, League of Gentlemen), Hadley Fraser (Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Young Frankenstein), Alfred Enoch (Tree, Harry Potter film series) and Deborah Findlay (Allelujah!, Top Girls).
Coriolanus was filmed live on stage at the Donmar Warehouse in 2014 by National Theatre Live.
BBFC rating 12A when released in cinema. Contains scenes featuring occasional gore and staged violence.
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