Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile, whose breath
Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie
All corners of the world." (Act 3 Scene 4)
Imperialism and resistance, both personal and political, clash in this tragicomedy of romance, violence, refuge and adventure. Queen Cymbeline attempts
to navigate both global power struggles and intimate betrayals while her rebellious daughter, Imogen, sets o on a dangerous journey to reunite with her banished lover in this dark fairy tale full of some of Shakespeare’s greatest twists and turns.