Charting the rise of an unlikely theatrical heroine from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain’s most celebrated actress and mistress to the King, Nell Gwynn was called ‘an unending delight’ by the Evening Standard and a ‘superbly funny new play’ by Time Out.
Jessica Swale’s rip-roaring play Nell Gwynn will open in the West End starring Gemma Arterton, following an all-too-brief run at the Globe this summer.
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“Ripe and juicy... A luminously lovely Nell... A populist, fluffy, but big-hearted show, directed with extreme silliness. ”