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The Rape of Lucrece
Running time: 70 minutes (no interval) Following a 5-Star winning run at the Edinburgh 2008 and sell-out performances in London, Olivier award nominee and RSC actor Gerard Logan now brings his astonishing, internationally-acclaimed performance of Shakespeare’s brilliant, brutal narrative poem, giving an account of the terrible crime of rape and its dreadful consequences, to Lakeside Arts Centre. A single actor, a bare stage - rapist and victim springing to searing life. “…unmissable for all Shakespeare fans…” British Theatre Guide (Edinburgh 2008) POST-SHOW DISCUSSION Led by Brean Hammond, Professor of Modern English Literature at the University of Nottingham and editor of Double Falsehood, Shakespeare’s lost play, published in the Arden Shakespeare series.