Two lifelong friends plot the downfall of a city ruled by a vicious and corrupt senate. One has a devoted wife, the other a faithless mistress. When the conspiracy is threatened from within, the choice has to be made between love and friendship. A noble plan becomes bloody misadventure as the rebels disarray matches the corruption of their rulers.Performers Jodie McNee (Belvidera), Nickcolia King-U'Da (Durand), Steve Nicolson (Renault), Carl Prekopp (Eliot), Ben Roddy (Officers), Rosalind Steele (Aquilina's Maid), Sarah Twomey (Waiter), Toby Webster (Brainveil), Isabel Adomakoh Young (Spinosa), Pete Ashmore (Theodore), Les Dennis (Priuli), Natalie Dew (Aquilina), Polly Edsell (Brabe), Stephen Fewell (Pierre), Kevin N Golding (Duke), Michael Grady-Hall (Jaffeir), Alison Halstead (Bedamar), John Hodgkinson (Antonio).
Author Thomas Otway. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Prasanna Puwanarajah. Design James Cotterill. Lighting Jack Knowles. Sound George Dennis. Director Polly Bennett (movement director). Director Kate Waters (fights). Design Nina Dunn (video).