If you like this, here are some more shows…
James III: The True Mirror – 19th, 20th, 24th to 26th September, 1st to 3rd, 5th, 9th, 10th, 16th to 18th, 22nd, 25th and 29th October 2014
Bringing to life three generations of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland in the 15th-century, this final play follows the colourful and unpredictable James III, who was obsessed with grandiose schemes that his nation could ill afford. As Scotland comes dangerously close to civil war, its future may be decided by James’ resourceful wife, Queen Margaret of Denmark.
“Wolf Hall” — Aldwych Theatre – 1st May to 6th September 2014
Based on Hilary Mantel’s prize-winning novels, “Wolf Hall” is a rich and riveting play about power, passion and politics in Henry VIII’s court. It’s 1527, and Henry is desperate for a male heir. He demands that Cardinal Wolsey deliver him a divorce from the Pope, so that he can pursue Anne Boleyn. But with every passing month the King’s anger grows, and into this volatile court enters Thomas Cromwell. Will he be able to grant the King’s desire?
“East is East”, with Jane Horrocks – 4th October 2014 to 3rd January 2015
Trafalgar Studios is putting on a production of “East is East”, starring Jane Horrocks. It tells the story of a Salford chip-shop owner, who is determined to give his kids a strict Muslim upbringing. But household tensions reach boiling point when their long-suffering mother gets caught in the cross fire. Who will she support, her husband and her marriage, or the free will of her children?