Measure for Measure

Donnellan, Declan 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

This production of Measure for Measure by Cheek by Jowl was first staged at the Pushkin Theatre in Moscow, the fifh of Cheek by Jowl’s internationally touring Russian productions (following Boris Gudonov, Twelfth Night, Three Sisters and The Tempest). Cheek by Jowl produce work in English, Russian and French, and are widely regarded as one of the most important European theatre companies of the past thirty years. This is the company’s second production of Measure for Measure, the first in Russian, and many reviewers understood the modern-dress production to be a comment on surveillance and oppression in contemporary Russia. Read More


Preview of Measure for Measure by Cheek by Jowl.


Cheek by Jowl’s Artistic Team Discuss Measure for Measure

With Artistic Director Declan Donnellan, Assistant Director Kirill Sbitnev, and actor Andrey Kuzichev. Recorded in Sceaux, Paris January 2015.

Measure for Measure is touring throughout 2015 including:
6 & 28 March 2015 – Pushkin Theatre, Moscow
15-25 April 2015 – Barbican Silk Street Theatre, London
18 April-2 May 2015 – Oxford Playhouse, Oxford


CbJ’s Isabella & Lucio discuss their roles

Cheek by Jowl Archive Interviews.
Anna Khalilulina and Alexander Feklistov discuss their characters, Isabella and Lucio, in Cheek by Jowl’s Measure for Measure.

Recorded at the Barbican Centre, London on 25th April 2015.
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Design for Measure for Measure

Archive Interviews.
Cheek by Jowl Artistic Directors Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod discuss the design process of Measure for Measure.
Also featuring actors Anna Khalilulina and Alexander Feklistov.