Branagh Theatre Live
The first season of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company promises a year of unmissable theatre.
Working in collaboration with artistic associates, director Rob Ashford and designer Christopher Oram, the acclaimed actor-director Kenneth Branagh presents an exceptional series of plays that bring together a remarkable group of actors, led by Rob Brydon, Judi Dench, John Hurt, Derek Jacobi, Lily James, Adrian Lester, Richard Madden and Meera Syal.
Romeo and Juliet
By William Shakespeare
Reuniting the stars of his celebrated film of Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh directs Richard Madden and Lily James as Romeo and Juliet, Derek Jacobi as Mercutio and Meera Syal as The Nurse, in Shakespeareʼs heartbreaking tale of forbidden love.
Limited Season from August 27
By John Osborne
Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne’s modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment. Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as the unforgettable Archie Rice.
Limited Season from November 19