Timon of Athens

Saturday, November 10
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3hr 00mins // directed by:Nicholas Hytner // featuring:Simon Russell Beale, Martin Chamberlain

"Nicholas Hytner has seized the cynical, disillusioned day. He hurls Timon into the 21st century and finds it lands there almost perfectly." - Daily Telegraph

Simon Russell Beale takes the title role in William Shakespeare’s strange fable of consumption, debt and ruin.

Wealthy friend to the rich and powerful, patron of the arts, ostentatious host, Timon of Athens is surrounded by free-loaders and sycophants. He vastly outspends his resources but, finding his coffers empty, reassures his loyal steward that all w