Watch the RSC King John cinema trailer. Filming to begin for the DCP in November


Threatened from all sides by Europe, the English noblemen and even his own family, King John will stop at nothing to keep his crown. Shakespeare’s rarely performed tale of a nation in turmoil vibrates with modern resonance in this new production by Director Eleanor Rhode in her debut at the RSC.

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The filming for the cinema release of the RSC’s production of King John will begin in November for an April release. Rhodri Huw who directed Timon of Athens returns to direct  for a second time in The Swan theatre.



Production credits

Producer John Wyver

Director for the cinema Rhodri Huw

Associate Producer and Lighting David Gopsill

Content producer Hayley Pepler

Head of Sound Andy Rose

Head of Cameras Paul Freeman