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Cush Jumbo Leads In All-Female Cast Of 'Julius Caesar'

Shadow and Act By Emmanuel Akitobi | Shadow and Act December 5, 2012 at 10:52AM

British actress Cush Jumbo is currently featured in the lead role of Marc Antony in an all-female production of Julius Caesar at London's Donmar Warehouse theatre.
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Cush Jumbo as Marc Antony, in The Donmar Warehouse production of 'Julius Caesar'.
Cush Jumbo as Marc Antony, in The Donmar Warehouse production of 'Julius Caesar'.

British actress Cush Jumbo is currently featured in the lead role of Marc Antony in an all-female production of Julius Caesar at London's Donmar Warehouse theatre.

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, and also starring Frances Barber, Jade Anouka, Jen Joseph, and Jenny Jules, this ambitious take on William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar runs until February 9, 2013.

To date, Jumbo's most high-profile role is likely her 2009 guest turn on BBC's Torchwood.  Jumbo, who was most recently seen in the TV series Vera and Getting On, recently told The Guardian that she "is more comfortable with the relative anonymity of theatre," with no real aspirations for Hollywood fame.

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