Stephen Hawking is one of the icons of our age. His book, A Brief History in Time
, exploring the Big Bang, black holes and other mysteries of the universe, has sold over 25 million copies. As remarkable is Hawking's own life, extended now several decades beyond the time the doctors pronounced him terminally ill and filled with achievement, drama and controversy enough for a dozen lives. With a cast of characters that includes Hawking himself, his wives and associates, Newton, Einstein, Pope John Paul, the Queen and God, God and Stephen Hawking
is a major new theatrical production, an extraordinary revelation of the life and vision of one of the most famous and revered men on the planet.Performers Robert Hardy (God/Einstein/Newton/Pope John Paul), Stephen Boxer (Stephen Hawking), Teresa Gallagher (Jane Hawking), Kate Abraham (the Nurse).
Author Robin Hawdon. Company Theatre Royal Bath. Director Jonathan Church. Design Ruari Murchison. Music Matthew Scott. Lighting Mark Jonathan.