/ / Coriolanus


Barbican, Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS

Prices: £11.00 to 64.00

A full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield, Coriolanus transports us back to the emergence of the republic of Rome.

Caius Martius Coriolanus is a fearless soldier but a reluctant leader. His ambitious mother attempts to carve him a path to power yet he struggles to change his nature and do what is required to achieve greatness. Now he must decide who he really is and where his allegiances lie.

Set in a new city state struggling to find its feet, where the gap between rich and poor widens every day, this visceral production opens the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Rome season in London. Following his sell-out hits of Oppenheimer (2014) and Don Quixote (2016) in Stratford-upon-Avon, Angus Jackson directs rising talent Sope Dirisu in the title role. 

Audio described and captioned performance 17th November 2017 at 7:15pm

How to get Barbican?

Tube Station

Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith & City

(10mins) Take Goswell Road and turn right at Fann Street. Continue straight onto Fortune Street, before turning right at Whitecross Street and follow it all the way down to the theatre entrance.

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Bus Routes

(Beech Street) 76, 153; (City Road) 21, 43, 141, 205, 214, 271

(Beech Street) N76; (City Road) 43, 205, 214, 271


Aldersgate Street underground car park (10mins)

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Performance Details

Booking From Fri, 16-Nov-2018
Booking Until Sat, 18-Nov-2017
Running Time

Age Restriction

Seating Plan

Barbican Seating Plan