King Charles III

Almeida

King Charles III

03 Apr 2014 - 31 May 2014

£9.00 - £36.00

Pro reviewers rating
11 reviews

4.5 out of 5.0
Peer reviewers rating
3 reviews

4.8 out of 5.0

The Queen is dead: after a lifetime of waiting, the prince ascends the throne. A future of power. But how to rule?
 
Mike Bartlett’s controversial new play explores the people beneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain’s most famous family.

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Peer Reviews (3)    

Your rating
Clever and fast-moving, with brilliant performances throughout. Playwright Mike Bartlett starts with the idea that the upcoming monarchical transition is one with Shakespearean dramatic potential, and then delivers the kind of heightened language, conflict and plot momentum that the best Bard offerings do. ('When Charles ascends to the throne after his mother's death, some think him not up to the...

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Cabe Franklin 04 May 2014

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