The Merchant of Venice (1936) at HOME

The Merchant of Venice (1936)
28th November 2023 – 2nd December 2023

Prices from £10.00 to £32.00

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Ambition, power and political unrest explode onto the stage in The Merchant of Venice 1936, direct from the RSC. Starring Tracy-Ann Oberman (EastEnders, Doctor Who) as Shylock, Shakespeare’s classic is transported to 1930s Britain in this “striking and impactful” (Guardian) new production that “makes theatre history” (The Telegraph), from acclaimed director Brigid Larmour.

Tensions in London’s East End are rising and Shylock, a resilient single mother and hard-working businesswoman, is desperate to protect her daughter’s future. When the charismatic merchant Antonio comes to her for a loan, a high-stakes deal is struck.

Will Shylock take revenge, and who will pay the ultimate price?

We have a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the action and be on the front line at the Battle of Cable Street! The special on-stage seating comprises 3 seats per table and offers a brand-new perspective on The Merchant of Venice.

Don’t miss this unforgettable, electrifying new production of The Merchant of Venice, a “fascinating and timely” (Daily Mail) reminder of a key moment in British history.

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