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Battle Royal archive1795: England is at war with France, women are seen but not heard, and the Prince Regent, a man with 'an undeserved reputation for enjoying the amusements of his position whilst not embracing the duties', is under pressure to marry and produce an heir. Eighteen years later: the influence of the French revolution is being felt throughout the world, the tempestuous marriage of George IV and the woman he reluctantly married has reached crisis point and, in an ironic twist, Caroline his outspoken wife, has become a figurehead for the anti-monarchists. Nick Stafford's witty new play charts a fascinating chapter in the history of the British monarchy - full of scandals, press intrusion, illicit affairs, overspending and political meddling. Supported by NT New Drama Circle. Running time 3hrs 10mins.

Cast/Performers

Zoe Wanamaker, Simon Russell Beale, Suzanne Burden, Brendan Coyle, Patrick Godfrey, Gemma Jones, Matthew MacFadyen, Iain Mitchell, Michael Mueller, Hugh Ross, Jay Simpson, Martin Chamberlain, William Osborne, Benny Young, Patrick Baladi, Duncan Duff, Colin Haigh, Caroline Harker, Patrick Marlowe, Yvonne O'Grady, Adrian Penketh, Valerie Spelman, Janet Spencer-Turner

Creatives/Company

Author: Nick Stafford
Director: Howard Davies
Design: Rob Howell
Lighting: Mark Henderson
Music: Paddy Cunneen
Choreographer: Jane Gibson
Sound: Adam Rudd
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Battle Royal

Battle Royal (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0866788393. Details of all Battle Royal archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S02045241618

Archive Listings

2 Dec 99
to
8 Apr 00
Lyttelton (National Theatre)
West End
Greater London

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