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16 06.16

Bard in the Botanics: The “Vaulting Ambition” Season 2016

Nicole Cooper will be appearing in Bard in the Botanics’ “Vaultin Ambition” Season at the Botanic Gardens, Glasgow. Nicole will be playing the title role of Coriolanus in Coriolanus from 23rd June – 9th July and also the role of Lady Macbeth in Macbeth from 13th July – 30th July.

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There is no more mercy in her than there is milk in a male tiger.

She wants nothing of a god but eternity and a heaven to throne in.”

Soldier, war hero and defender of Rome, Coriolanus is also proud, arrogant and contemptuous of the people. But the Roman people are starving and hungry for change and, after speaking out against them one too many times, Coriolanus is driven out of Rome.

But when Coriolanus teams up with an old enemy to wage war on Rome, the city’s greatest hero becomes its greatest threat.

Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge makes its Bard in the Botanics’ debut in the stunning surroundings of the Kibble Palace Glasshouse.

Macbeth

A prophesy is made – Macbeth shall be king – but the only way to achieve the crown is murder. Supported and encouraged by his wife, the deed is done but “blood will have blood” and soon their actions return to haunt them both.

Having ripped away the veneer of respectability and plunged into evil, this once glamorous couple descend in to a hell of their own making, their relationship and their sanity tested to breaking point in this tense, dramatic thriller.

A cast of 5 actors bring to life an electrifying new version of one of Shakespeare’s most popular and enduring plays.

For more information and to book tickets please click here:

http://bardinthebotanics.co.uk/