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Over Throne

at The Shakespeare Centre

Hosted by our Senior Lecturer in Shakespeare Studies, Dr Anjna Chouhan.

The chopping and changing of rulers is nothing new. So many of Shakespeare's rulers have ended up losing their throne, their crown, or even their lives! 

Join us for an evening of performance and discussion, as we take a look at some of the disgraced rulers that were overthrown in Shakespeare’s plays. During this intimate evening you will learn how Shakespeare's most famous ousted monarchs; Richard III, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Duncan, and Hamlet's Father, lost their crown, and others their heads as well!  

There will also be an opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the costumes we have borrowed from past Royal Shakespeare Company performances.  

Over Throne

All After Hours events are on the second Saturday of the month and run from 5.30-7.00 pm. 

Booking is essential as spaces are limited 

Tickets: £10 Adult, Concession/ Friends of the Trust £8

Book online, at our ticket offices at any of Shakespeare's family homes, or call 01789 201806. 

Venue: The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6QW.

We want your Shakespeare Birthplace Trust visit to be as enjoyable as possible, do let us know if you have any additional access requirements and we will do our very best to accommodate these as best we can. For more information please call 01789 201806 or visit and our event specific FAQ's

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