Cymbeline RSC DVD 2017

Cymbeline RSC DVD 2017

Britain is in crisis. Alienated, insular and on the brink of disaster. Can it besaved?An ineffectual Queen Cymbeline rules over a divided dystopian Britain.Consumed with grief at the death of two of her children, Cymbeline’sjudgement is clouded. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries hersweetheart Posthumus in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him.Behind the throne, a power-hungry figure plots to seize power bymurdering them both.In exile Innogen's husband is tricked into believing she has beenunfaithful to him and in an act of impulsive jealousy begins a scheme to have her murdered. Warned of the danger, Innogen runs away from court in disguise and begins a journey fraught with danger that will eventually reunite Cymbeline with a long-lost heir and reconcile the young lovers.

Cast: Gillian Bevan (Cymbeline); Bethan Cullinane (Imogen); Hiran Abeysekera (Posthumus); Doreene Blackstock (Cornelia); Marcus Griffiths (Cloten); Oliver Johnstone (Iachimo); Kelly Williams (Pisanio); Graham Turner (Belarius); Natalie Simpson (Guideria); James Cooney (Arviragus); Byron Mondahl (Philario); Eke Chukwu (Caius Lucius)

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