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Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

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21 New Globe Walk, Bankside
London, SE1 9DT United Kingdom
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March 2019

Edward II

Mon 11 March @ 7:30 pm
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One event on 12 March, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 15 March, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on 16 March, 2019 at 2:00pm

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside
London, SE1 9DT United Kingdom
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King Edward recalls his lover, Gaveston, from banishment and sets in motion a chain of events that will culminate in some of the most shocking scenes in all of early modern theatre. Threatened by the preferment shown to the ‘upstart’ Gaveston, and exasperated by Edward’s neglect of matters of state, the king’s nobles join forces with Queen Isabella and the clergy to plot the downfall of Edward’s circle of flatterers, and ultimately of the king himself. Edward II is a…

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Edward II

Tue 12 March @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on 12 March, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 15 March, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 16 March, 2019 at 2:00pm

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside
London, SE1 9DT United Kingdom
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King Edward recalls his lover, Gaveston, from banishment and sets in motion a chain of events that will culminate in some of the most shocking scenes in all of early modern theatre. Threatened by the preferment shown to the ‘upstart’ Gaveston, and exasperated by Edward’s neglect of matters of state, the king’s nobles join forces with Queen Isabella and the clergy to plot the downfall of Edward’s circle of flatterers, and ultimately of the king himself. Edward II is a…

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Richard II

Tue 12 March @ 7:30 pm
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One event on 14 March, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on 16 March, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on 14 March, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on 17 March, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on 17 March, 2019 at 6:30pm

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside
London, SE1 9DT United Kingdom
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Beset by problems at home and abroad, a capricious king is forced to relinquish his 'hollow crown'. As his supporters abandon him and his power trickles away, Richard reflects with startling eloquence on the disintegration of his status and identity. Adjoa Andoh and Lynette Linton direct the first ever company of women of colour in a Shakespeare play on a major UK stage, in a post-Empire reflection on what it means to be British in the light of the Windrush…

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