"Eternity was in our lips and eyes,
Bliss in our brows bent"

- Robinson College Gardens

Antony and Cleopatra

Shakespeare’s tale of the obsessive and passionate relationship between two rulers of the ancient world is staged in the formal splendour of the Robinson College amphitheatre. Mark Antony rules the Roman Empire with Caesar and Lepidus, yet sacrifices all to be with Cleopatra, the Queen of the Nile. When the threat of civil war in Rome drives them apart their lives are plunged into political and personal chaos leading to a breathtaking climax. Don’t miss this vibrant and electrifying production!

a gripping, challenging and worthwhile production. ...an enthralling and passionate performance... an excellent production —The Stage

Finished for 2017

Antony and Cleopatra has now finished for 2017 - please join us for the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival in 2018!