One of Shakespeare's most timeless plays is made ever more relevant with this contemporary re-setting, a Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory co-production directed by Richard Twyman, Artistic Director for English Touring Theatre.
RADA graduate, Abraham Popoola, takes the title role as a Muslim general; facing difficult decisions and watching his life unravel when employed by a western colonial power to lead their army against a Turkish invasion.
This masterful depiction of a life torn apart by racism and the destructive nature of prejudice features a cast whose stage credits include performances in 'Hamlet' at the Globe, 'The Alchemist' and 'Othello' for the RSC and 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at the Almeida.
Nearest rail: Fenchurch Street
Tube lines: District, Cirle And DLR
Nearest tube: Tower Hill Or Shadwell
Directions from Tower Hill Or Shadwell :
From Tower Hill (11 mins) on the District and Circle lines. Leave by the main exit and turn left. Walk past the Roman wall and cross Minories at the traffic lights.
Car park: Very limited parking in Ensign and surrounding streets with a permit scheme in some streets by day but this does not operate after 5.30pm on weekdays or at weekends
In congestion zone?: No
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Wilton's Music Hall, London
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