Julius Caesar, The Globe, SE1 – for Londontheatre.co.uk

What happens when a great man falls? And what happens to you, if you were the one to make him fall? Above all, what happens to your society, his society, after he has fallen? Shakespeare’s study of political extremism, violence and civil war feels almost chillingly relevant today: as Rome slips from angry whispers and…

Julius Caesar – for Theatrecat.com

Julius Caesar unpicks the psychology of assassination: its anticipation, in frenzied and anxious plotting, polarising political ideals; and its aftermath, in which mutual suspicion leads to betrayal, mistake and unbridled bloodshed. The constant jockeying for position between Cassius, Brutus and Mark Antony is mesmerising, coming out clearly and movingly here in three memorable lead performances. Libby…