Robert Icke’s electrifying update of Schiller’s royal drama of
DATE: WEDNESDAY 11th APRIL 2018.
VENUE: THEATRE ROYAL, BATH.
SEATS: Seats are in the stalls.
PICKUP: Stinchcombe Rugby Club at 5.30pm, Stone at 5.45pm
Written in 1800, Mary Stuart deals with the relation between Mary and Elizabeth I, and centres on an imaginary meeting between them.
Stevenson and Williams go on stage each night not knowing who is to be Mary and who Elizabeth. That is determined in front of the audience by the spin of a coin – presumably a sovereign.