About Cymbeline RSC

Shakespeare’s coming-of-age romance is stunningly retold for the 21st century with Gillian Bevan as Cymbeline, the first woman to take on the role for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Cymbeline rules over a divided dystopian Britain. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him. Behind the throne, a figure plots to seize power by murdering them both.

In exile, Innogen’s husband is tricked into believing she has been unfaithful, forcing her away from court on a journey fraught with danger. Melly Still, whose credits include Coram Boy for the National Theatre and The Cunning Little Vixen for Glyndebourne, directs Shakespeare’s late play of power, jealousy, sexuality and identity. 

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The Venue

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Where is Cymbeline RSC?

Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS
  • Nearest Bus stop: (Beech Street) 76, 153; (City Road) 21, 43, 141, 205, 214, 271
  • Parking: Aldersgate Street underground car park (10mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Beech Street) N76; (City Road) 43, 205, 214, 271
  • Nearest Tube: Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith & City
  • Directions:

    (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.

  • Nearest Station: Moorgate

Facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible