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Coriolanus Tickets

National Theatre - Olivier Theatre, London
11 September 2024 - 9 November 2024
Not currently booking

About Coriolanus

The National Theatre presents a major new production of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus starring David Oyelowo.

Coming to the Olivier Theatre in the National Theatre is a vital new production of William Shakespeare’s Roman tragedy Coriolanus, directed by Olivier Award-winner Lyndsey Turner (The Crucible).

David Oyelowo (Selma, Star Wars Rebels, Othello) stars as Coriolanus.

Coriolanus will play the National Theatre’s Olivier Theatre from September 2024.

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What's the story of Coriolanus?

Unrivalled in the art of war, undefeated on the field of battle, Coriolanus is Rome’s greatest soldier. When a legendary victory brings the opportunity of high office, he is persuaded to stand for election. But while populist politicians tell the people what they want to hear, Coriolanus refuses to play the game. As Rome’s most celebrated warrior becomes its most dangerous enemy, the future of the city and its hero hangs in the balance.

Who is in the cast of Coriolanus?

Starring David Oyelowo as Coriolanus.

Luke Aquilina, Anushka Chakravarti, Anton Cross, Patrick Elue, Peter Forbes, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Conor McLeod, Jordan Metcalfe, Richard Pryal, Jordan Rhys, Stephanie Street and John Vernon.

Who are the creative team of Coriolanus?

Written by William Shakespeare, directed by Lyndsey Turner

Set designer Es Devlin, costume designer Annemarie Woods, lighting designer Tim Lutkin, sound designer Tom Gibbons, composer Angus MacRae, video designer Ash J Woodward, fight director Sam Lyon-Behan, casting by Bryony Jarvis-Taylor, voice coaches Cathleen McCarron and Shereen Ibrahim and staff director Júlia Levai.

Show Information

Performance dates
11 September 2024 - 9 November 2024
Running time
To be confirmed

Venue Information

National Theatre - Olivier Theatre, Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PX
Nearest Tube or Train: Waterloo (Jubilee line, Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, X68, RV1

Ticket Information

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