Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Photo Flash: First Look at Sophie Okonedo, Ralph Fiennes & Cast In ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love.

In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war. Politics and passion are violently intertwined in Shakespeare's gripping tale of power.

Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play the famous fated couple. Simon Godwin (Twelfth Night) directs.

Cast also includes Fisayo Akinade, Alexander Cobb, Hiba Elchikhe, Henry Everett, Gerald Gyimah, Waleed Hammad, Tunji Kasim, Georgia Landers, Nicholas Le Prevost, Tim McMullan, Hannah Morrish, Shazia Nicholls, Gloria Obianyo, Nick Sampson, Katy Stephens, Alan Turkington, Ben Wiggins, Sam Woolf and Sargon Yelda.

Directed by Simon Godwin, set designs by Hildegard Bechtler, costume design by Evie Gurney, lighting designs by Tim Lutkin, music byMichael Bruce, movement direction by Jonathan Goddard and Shelley Maxwell, sound design by Christopher Shutt, video design by Luke Halls and fight direction by Kev McCurdy.

Broadcast live as part of NT Live to cinemas worldwide on 6 December

Photo Credit: Johan Persson




More Hot Stories For You


Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar WarehousePhotos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
October 7, 2022

The European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band’s Visit, directed by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst opened at the Donmar Warehouse. See photos from opening night here!

GET UP STAND UP! THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL Will Release Cast Recording Next WeekGET UP STAND UP! THE BOB MARLEY MUSICAL Will Release Cast Recording Next Week
October 7, 2022

'GET UP STAND UP!”, the Original Cast Recording of the award-winning hit West End musical of the same name, will be released on 10 October 2022.

MAMMA MIA! Wins Best Theatre Production In The Group Leisure & Travel Awards 2022MAMMA MIA! Wins Best Theatre Production In The Group Leisure & Travel Awards 2022
October 7, 2022

Global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! won Best Theatre Production in the 2022 held at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes on 5 October. 

PETER PAN'S LABYRINTH Comes to the VaultsPETER PAN'S LABYRINTH Comes to the Vaults
October 7, 2022

Multi award-winning comedy trio Sleeping Trees are returning with another festive mash up, this year taking JM Barrie's beloved boy who would not grow up, adding 20 years and 50 pounds, and sending him to the depths of the Labyrinth with just a Faun to help him.

Full Schedule Released for Musical Con, the UK's First Ever Musical Theatre Fan ConventionFull Schedule Released for Musical Con, the UK's First Ever Musical Theatre Fan Convention
October 7, 2022

Musical Con have released the full schedule for their exciting fan convention, which is taking place at ExCeL London later this month. The sold-out event is the first of its kind and brings together 10,000 musical theatre fans and enthusiasts over the weekend for a celebration of musicals.