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Cymbeline

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Cheek By Jowl presents Shakespeare's tale of stolen sons, a banished son-in-law, a daughter on the run and a wicked stepmother. Read More >

Cheek By Jowl presents Shakespeare’s tale of stolen sons, a banished son-in-law, a daughter on the run and a wicked stepmother.

King Cymbeline’s two sons are stolen as babies in an act of revenge. When his daughter Imogen marries against his wishes Cymbeline banishes her husband Posthumus who, when he is tricked into thinking Imogen has been unfaithful, plans to kill her. Imogen flees to a cave in Wales, which just happens to be the hiding place of her two brothers. Meanwhile, the Romans are planning an invasion…

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 24/05/2007

Opening Night: 29/05/2007

Closing Night: 23/06/2007

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Cast & Creative

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Producer - Cheek By Jowl in a co-production with barbicanbite07

Author - William Shakespeare

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