Roger Allam as Ulysses © Donald Cooper

Troilus and Cressida: Reviews

Find out what the critics had to say about Allam’s performance as Ulysses in Troilus and Cressida at the National Theatre…

Other delights in this exemplary production include Oliver Cotton’s rugged Agamemnon, Roger Allam’s pedantic/bombastic Ulysses, and Denis Quilley’s hoary Nestor.

– Total Theatre, June 1999 Troilus and Cressida 1

Allam’s Ulysses is the engine that powers Nunn’s production, matching a consummate command of verse with a thoroughly modern tone.

– The Independant, 21 March 1999

Roger Allam s Ulysses simply can’t be ignored. Allam portrays a flesh and blood man, a mover and shaker, part Machiavelli and part actor – this is consummate Shakespearean acting.

– Whatsonstage, 18 March 1999

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