I, Elizabeth

Thursday 17th March, 7.30pm, £12 / £10 (conc)

From the award-winning creators of Austen’s Women, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn, The Time Machine, and Christmas Gothic.

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 (Orlando, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Austen’s Women, Dalloway, Female Gothic, Christmas Gothic). 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 Oscar” (The Carrick)

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