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Making of Timon: Staging the Play





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Published on Aug 1, 2012

Timon of Athens is playing at the National Theatre until 1 November. Simon Russell Beale takes the title role in Shakespeare's strange fable of conspicuous consumption, debt and ruin. Travelex £12 Tickets -- almost half the seats for £12. Find out more and book tickets at

Visit the Making of Timon exhibition at the National, follow the production's journey from original designs, vivid backstage and rehearsal photos, plus real artefacts from Jacobean London. Produced in association with the British Museum. Until 9 September. Find out more

Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard, Independent on Sunday

'Bold, incisive... an urgent play for today.' Independent

'A characteristically terrific performance from Simon Russell Beale.' Daily Telegraph

'A fable about the toxic nature of a ruthlessly commercialised world.' Guardian.


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