Mon 22 Oct

Britannicus

Cert. tbc

Festivals & Series, Special Screenings

Spotlight on the Comédie-Française

Theatre Broadcast from la Comédie-Française

120 mins

in French with EN subs

Author: Jean Racine | Stage director: Stéphane Braunschweig | Costume designer: Thibault Vancraenenbroeck | With the actors of the Comédie-Française | Tragedy in 5 acts

The Troupe de la Comédie-Française revisits the past in light of the present in Stéphane Braunschweig’s staging of Racine’s Britannicus. Enter the corridors of power in a complex web of intrigue orchestrated by Nero, young ruler of Rome who gradually transforms into a tyrant with the machiavelic endeavour to eliminate his half-brother, Britannicus, the rightful heir to the throne.

Comédie Française     Pathé Live

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