A new play about Elizabeth I by Dyad Productions, staged inside the hull of Cutty Sark.
From the award-winning creators of Orlando, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, Christmas Gothic, Austen’s Women, and Female Gothic comes a new play, telling the story of Queen Elizabeth I.
1568: At a vital but volatile crossroads in history a young queen steps from the shadows to reveal her thoughts on marriage, succession, religion and war. But time is against her…
Elizabeth I: Queen at 25, political phoenix and famously unmarried – but who was the woman beneath the crown?
Using only Elizabeth's words, Rebecca Vaughan explores the queen’s struggle to reconcile the desires of womanhood with the duties of sovereignty.
Written & performed by Rebecca Vaughan.
Directed by Olivier Award winner, Guy Masterson (Morecambe).
Winner of the Three Weeks Editors Award.
★★★★★★ ‘Riveting… a breathtaking creation’. (Edinburgh Evening News)
★★★★★ ‘Truly breathtaking. An absolute masterclass.’ (Fringe Review)
★★★★★ ‘A performance worthy of an Academy Award' (The Carrick)