Director: Nick Bagnall; Written by: Christopher Marlowe
When Edward II recalled his secret lover, Gaveston, from banishment he set in motion a chain of events that resulted in some of the most brutal scenes in English history.
The King's nobles became increasingly threatened by the favours showered upon the upstart Gaveston, and when Edward began to neglect matters of state they decided to join forces with Queen Isabella to plot Gaveston's downfall... and ultimately of the king himself.
Edward II is a violent and thrilling and violent about the abuse of power, performed by ten actors and three musicians in the candlelit beauty of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.
Shakespeare’s Richard II – 22 Feb to 21 Apr 2019 – The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse will be putting on an intimate candlelit production of William Shakespeare's Richard II.
Coming Clean, at the Trafalgar Studios – 9 Jan to 2 Feb 2019 – Coming Clean is a play about a seemingly happy couple whose relationship founders when a new man comes into their lives
Leave To Remain – 18 Jan to 16 Feb 2019 – Leave To Remain tells the story of a gay couple facing an uncertain future, which threatens to fracture their families as well.
9 To 5 – with the music of Dolly Parton – 28 Jan to 31 Aug 2019 – 9 To 5 uses the music of Dolly Parton to tell the story of three put-upon workers who oust their egotistical office boss
Come From Away — Phoenix Theatre – 30 Jan to 25 May 2019 – Come From Away tells the story of how a small Canadian town took in 7,000 stranded air passengers after 9/11
Pinter at the Pinter: A Slight Ache / The Dumb Waiter – 31 Jan to 23 Feb 2019 – The five-month long season of Harold Pinter's one-act plays continues with A Slight Ache and The Dumb Waiter
Arthur Miller’s The American Clock – 4 Feb to 30 Mar 2019 – The American Clock is Arthur Miller's play about the nation's unwavering faith in capitalism after the 1929 stock market crash.
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