It is the summer of 1939 and Britain is travelling headlong towards one of the most devastating and transformative periods of its history. 

In the grand canal-side mansions of Little Venice, the privileged elite of London sit smoking their cigars and enjoying the fruits of their inheritance, oblivious to the oncoming collapse. Hardly thirty minutes from the grandeur of Little Venice are the brick terraces of the East End where Shylock, a Russian Jew, has earned a small fortune exploiting the spendthrift habits of the rich and irresponsible. As their feud unfolds, quiet voices on the radio warn them all, unheeded, of the storm that is about to break...

7:30pm 10th - 14th March 2015
(5:30pm Gala Reception Friday 13th)
(2:30pm matinee Saturday 14th)
Assembly Roxy

Tickets £6 (student) | £8 (concession) | £10 (full price)
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Director - Rae Glasman

Assistant Directors - Lucy Evans & Selin Senkoken

Producer - Liz Mills

Production Manager - Jack Simpson

Costume Designer and Manager - Rose McCormack

Costume Assistant - Laura Loszak

Costume Assistant - Lisa Gilroy

Props Master - Aisling Kelly

Props Assistant - Olivia Evershed

Lighting Operator - Ciara Milligan

Sound Operator - Huw Jones

Sound Designer - Chris Armitstead

Set Designer - Kate Brown

Set Assistant - Kirsty Mann

Set Assistant - Maeve Matheson

Hair and Make Up - Bella Rogers

Videographer - Sally Pendleton

Shylock - Joe Shaw

Bassanio - Will Fairhead

Antonio - Pedro Leandro

Portia - Isobel Moulder

Nerissa - Caprice Avis

Gratiano - Chris Edge

Lorenzo - Rory McIvor

Salarino - Macleod Stephen

Solanio - Dominic Corbett

Jessica - Kirsty Findlay

Lucy - Chaz Watson

Duke/Gobbo - Eric Geistfeld

Arragon - Lewis McKenzie

Morocco - Tom Birch

Tubal - Kathryn Salmond

Ensemble - Holly Marsden, Grace Dickson & Olivia Kashti