Thomas More archiveWritten between 1592 and 1595, Shakespeare's 'banned' play, in collaboration with Munday and Chettle, tells of the race riots and dissent in London at the time and Thomas More's attempts to quell the uprising. His pleading for racial harmony begins his rise to political prominence but ultimately leads to his downfall. Running time approx. 2 hours 30 minutes including one interval.


Nigel Cooke (Thomas More), Barry Aird (Williamson), Teresa Banham (Lady More), Michelle Butterly (Doll Williamson), Nigel Betts (George Betts), Peter Bramhill (Lifter), Miranda Colchester (More's daughter), Ewen Cummins (Lord Mayor), Ian Drysdale (Lincoln), Evelyn Duah (Lady Mayoress), Jon Foster (Sheriff), Geoffrey Freshwater (Sir Roger Shomley/Erasmus), Kevin Harvey (Francis de Barde), James Hayes (Sir Thomas Palmer), David Hinton (Sherwin/Faulkner), Michael Jenn (Earl of Surrey), Keith Osborn (Suresby), Fred Ridgeway (Clown Betts), Vinette Robinson (Ladyb Roper), Mark Springer (Caveler), Julian Stolzenberg (Master Roper), Tim Treloar (Earl of Shrewsbury)


Author(s): Shakespeare, Munday, Chettle
Company: Royal Shakespeare Company
Director(s): Robert Delamore, Terry King (fight)
Design: Simon Higlett
Lighting: Wayne Dowdeswell
Sound: Mike Compton
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Thomas More

Thomas More (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01731280751. Details of all Thomas More archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S890514640

Archive Listings

4 Jan 06
14 Jan 06
Trafalgar Theatre
West End
Greater London
14 Nov 05
2 Dec 05
People's Theatre Arts Centre
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
9 Mar 05
3 Nov 05
Swan Theatre

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