Julius Caesar cast announcement

Artistic Director Robert Hastie announces the cast for Julius Caesar his inaugural production as Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres. Watch the video of the announcement here.

Samuel West (Mr Selfridge) returns to Sheffield Theatres, following his time as Artistic Director between 2005-2007, to play Brutus. Elliot Cowan (Luther) plays Mark Antony, Zoë Waites (Hobson’s Choice) plays Cassius, and Jonathan Hyde (The King’s Speech) plays Julius Caesar.

The cast is completed by Lisa Caruccio Came (Calpurnia), Chipo Chung (Portia/Octavius), Pandora Colin (Casca), Robert Goodale (Lepidus), Alison Halstead (Metellus), Mark Holgate (Cinna), Arthur Hughes (Lucius), Robinah Kironde (Popilus, Clitus), Lily Nichol (Soothsayer), Royce Pierreson (Ligarius, Dardanius), Abigail Thaw (Trebonius) and Paul Tinto (Artemidorus, Pindarus) .

A fast paced, gripping tale of intrigue and betrayal, Shakespeare’s searing political thriller asks, when the majority choose a dangerous leader, what should the honourable citizen do?

Julius Caesar runs from Wed 17 May – Sat 10 June. Click here to book tickets

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