Sejanus: His Fall

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ISBN: 9781854598622
Author: Ben Jonson
Publication Date: 06/09/2005
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 128pp.

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RSC Gunpowder Season – explosive Elizabethan and Jacobean dramas of dissent, staged by the RSC in 2005.

Sejanus is a gripping tragedy from a writer better known for his comedies, first performed in 1603 with Burbage and Shakespeare in the cast (the latter’s last recorded appearance as an actor).

The Emperor Tiberius raises a statue to honour his right-hand man Sejanus, unaware that the man he’s honouring is ruthlessly working his way to the top, destroying everyone in his path.

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