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Two queens. One in power. One in prison. It’s all in the execution.
Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Almeida Theatre in 2016-17, Robert Icke’s new adaptation of Mary Stuart transfers to the Duke of York’s Theatre in London’s West End from 13 January for a limited run.
Schiller’s political tragedy takes us behind the scenes of some of British history’s most crucial days. Playing both Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, Juliet Stevenson (Hamlet) and Lia Williams (Oresteia) trade the play’s central roles, decided at each performance by the toss of a coin.
★★★★★ ‘The last act is devastatingly fine. Magnificent.’ Evening Standard
★★★★★ ‘A show to lose your head and your heart to’ Time Out
★★★★★ ‘A richly intellectual spectacle.’ Daily Mail
★★★★★ ‘An electrifying production’ The Observer
- Cancellation Policy
No exchange or refund after purchase.
Approx 3 hours and 5 minutes (including a 15 minute interval)
- How Does It Work
You will receive a confirmation email with a voucher attached. Please print this voucher and present it to the box office staff on the day of the show. We recommend you arrive a minimum of 30 minutes before the show to collect your tickets and settle into your seats.
- Performance Times
Monday to Saturday evening show 7.30PM
Wednesday and Saturday matinees 2.00PM
- Where Do I Go
Duke of York's Theatre, St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG
The nearest Tube stations are Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines) and Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern lines).
Leicester Square: From the station head north up Charing Cross Road and take the first right onto Long Acre. When the road intersects with Upper St. Martin's Lane turn left. The theatre is a two minute walk away down the road.
Charing Cross: See the directions in the 'Train' section above.
Bus: There are plenty of buses operating in this area.
Duke Of York's Theatre
Latest critic reviews
"The last act is devastatingly fine. Magnificent."
"A show to lose your head and your heart to"
"A richly intellectual spectacle."
"An electrifying production"