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Young, valiant, proud and brave, Caius Marcius is an unequalled warrior in battle and rewarded with the title Coriolanus for his services to Rome. However, his arrogance and unyielding nature eventually turn his once beloved citizens against him, and he is banished. Raising a mighty army, Coriolanus marches on Rome and brings it to the brink of absolute destruction. But in the most famous scene in the play his family begs him to spare the city, their pleading finally breaks him and by agreeing, he condemns himself to bloody murder. The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Corionalus, directed by David Farr. Running in repertory with The Merry Wives of Windsor.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Old Vic Theatre, West End