From the award-winning creators of Austen's Women, Dalloway, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Orlando, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn, Female Gothic, 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)