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Mary Stuart

by Friedrich Schiller.

in a version by David Harrower, adapted for radio by Robin Brooks.

One of European theatre's major plays, Friedrich Schiller's Mary Stuart is a thrilling account of the extraordinary relationship between England's Elizabeth I and her rival cousin, the imprisoned Queen of Scots. David Harrower is one of the most attuned, most talented playwrights working in Britain today. This is the second in Drama on 3's series of classic and new plays that portray the ruthlessness and uncertainties of absolute power.

David Harrower's other plays include KNIVES IN HENS, GOOD WITH PEOPLE and the international success, BLACKBIRD. He has also translated works by Pirandello, Brecht, Chekhov and Gogol.

Release date:

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 4 Jan 2015 21:00


Role Contributor
WriterFriedrich Schiller
AdaptorDavid Harrower
Mary StuartMeg Fraser
Queen ElizabethAlexandra Mathie
Mathie MortimerMatthew Pidgeon
LeicesterRobin Laing
BurleighRichard Greenwood
Jane KennedyWendy Seager
PauletJimmy Chisholm
DavidsonLaurie Brown
AubespineGrant O'Rourke
MelvilleJohn Buick
ProducerGaynor Macfarlane
DirectorGaynor Macfarlane

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