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Mary Stuart

Friedrich Schiller's account of the extraordinary relationship between England's Elizabeth I and her rival cousin, Mary Queen of Scots. In a version by David Harrower.

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.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 4 Jan 2015 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Writer Friedrich Schiller
Adaptor David Harrower
Mary Stuart Meg Fraser
Queen Elizabeth Alexandra Mathie
Mathie Mortimer Matthew Pidgeon
Leicester Robin Laing
Burleigh Richard Greenwood
Jane Kennedy Wendy Seager
Paulet Jimmy Chisholm
Davidson Laurie Brown
Aubespine Grant O'Rourke
Melville John Buick
Producer Gaynor Macfarlane
Director Gaynor Macfarlane

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