Page extent: 128
ISBN: 9781786820259
Binding: PaperBack

Mary Stuart

Friedrich Schiller, Robert Icke

PaperBack (09 Dec 2016)

Two queens. One in power. One in prison. It's all in the execution.

Schiller's political tragedy takes us behind the scenes of some of British history's most crucial days. Playing both Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, Juliet Stevenson (Duet for One) and Lia Williams (Oresteia) trade the play's central roles, decided at each performance by the toss of a coin.

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ISBN13 9781786820259
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 128


'This astonishing political thriller premiered in 1800 but Robert Icke's stark, intense and riveting production brings it into the here and now... Now, in an act of extraordinary daring and courage, Lia Williams and Juliet Stevenson arrive on stage together not knowing which role they will be assigned, until a spin of a coin decides it for them... Chilling, thrilling production with two fine, fierce actors alternating in the leads' The Stage ★★★★★