Condemned to death, Mary Queen of Scots has been held prisoner for nineteen years. Can her cousin Elizabeth 1st be seen to carry out the sentence? Dare she not
carry it out? In the crisp air of the park around Fotheringay Castle the two women meet...Performers Juliet Stevenson (Mary Stuart - some dates), Lia Williams (Mary Stuart - some dates), Rudi Dharmalingam (Mortimer), David Jonsson (Davison), John Light (Leicester), Carmen Munroe (Kennedy), Eileen Nicholas (Melville), Daniel Rabin (Kent), Michael Byrne (Talbot), Christopher Colquhoun (Paulet), Calum Finlay (Aubespine), Elliot Levey (Burleigh).
Author Friedrich Schiller. Producer Almeida Theatre. Adapted by Robert Icke. Director Robert Icke. Lighting Jackie Shemesh. Sound Laura Marling (original composition). Design Hildegard Bechtler.