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Patrick Stewart as William Shakespeare
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A Young Vic/Chichester Festival Theatre co-production

Bingo

Scenes of Money and Death

By Edward Bond
Direction Angus Jackson

This is an archived performance. No tickets are available for purchase.

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FOR SIX WEEKS ONLY, PATRICK STEWART AS WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

The glory years of London behind him, William Shakespeare finds himself in an overwhelming moral dilemma. Like his greatest creation King Lear, he has to decide: what shall he do with his money and his power?

William Shakespeare is played by Olivier Award winner Patrick Stewart, acclaimed for MacbethWaiting for GodotHamlet and The Tempest. He is much-loved for his work on screen including X-Men and Star Trek: The Next Generation.

★★★★  'A modern classic' The Guardian

★★★★ 'Richly remarkable' The Independent 'A marvellous cast' The Times

★★★★ 'Flawlessly acted and voiced' Time Out ★★★★ 'A potent revival of a tremendous play' Daily Express

Cast and Creatives

Direction Angus Jackson | Design Robert Innes Hopkins | Light Tim Mitchell | Sound Ian Dickinson for Autograph | Music Stephen Warbeck | Casting Gabrielle Dawes CDG

With Catherine Cusack, Tom Godwin, Ellie Haddington, Joanne Howarth, Kieron Jecchinis, Matthew Marsh, Richard McCabe, John McEnery, Alex Price, Patrick Stewart and Michelle Tate 

Direction Angus Jackson

Design Robert Innes Hopkins

Light Tim Mitchell

Sound Ian Dickinson for Autograph

Music Stephen Warbeck

Casting Gabrielle Dawes CDG

With Catherine Cusack, Tom Godwin, Ellie Haddington, Joanne Howarth, Kieron Jecchinis, Matthew Marsh, Richard McCabe, John McEnery, Alex Price, Patrick Stewart and Michelle Tate 

Patrick Stewart is a guest on The Graham Norton Show and discusses his role in Bingo 

BBC World Service  talk to Patrick Stewart on his childhood, career and playing Shakespeare

Patrick Stewart and Simon Callow talk to The Guardian on being Shakespeare 

Audio described 31 March 2:30pm

Captioned 29 March 7:30pm