The Mirror and the Light Playtext PB

The Mirror and the Light Playtext PB

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Now playing in the Gielgud Theatre London until 23 Jan 2022.

England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn's fate has been sealed by a hired French executioner. It now befalls Jane Seymour to deliver King Henry VIII the healthy heir he craves. Thomas Cromwell, the blacksmith's son from the gutters of Putney, has knocked down everyone in his path: established at the right hand of the king, he is now the second most powerful man in England. But what will you do, an astute witness asks, when the king turns on you, as sooner or later he turns on everyone close to him?

This volume contains the text of the play and an introduction by Hilary Mantel on each of the principal characters and their fates, offering a unique new insight into her trilogy and an invaluable resource to any theatre companies wishing to stage the play.

Paperback: 176 pages
ISBN: 9780008519506
Dimensions: 198mm x 129mm

Hilary Mantel's twice Booker Prize-winning trilogy is the outstanding literary achievement of recent times. Following Olivier and Tony Award-winning productions of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, hailed as a landmark and must-see theatrical event on both sides of the Atlantic, Mantel and Ben Miles have adapted the trilogy's exhilarating conclusion, The Mirror and the Light, for the stage. It opened in London's West End in September 2021, directed by Jeremy Herrin, co-produced by Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company, and with Miles returning to the role of Cromwell.

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