19:45, Thu 21st November 2019 - Sat 23rd November 2019 at The Round Church
Michaelmas Week 6
‘If right was honoured, you would be sprawling in the dust before me. Because I am your Queen’
1587. Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, has been captured by her cousin Elizabeth. The two women are separated by power and creed and Mary’s very existence is a threat to Elizabeth’s throne. Elizabeth has Mary’s life in her hands, but is trapped herself by the choice. Conspiracy and intrigue abound, and politics and religion make an explosive mix…
Fireside Theatre, the team behind Northanger Abbey (Selwyn Chapel; 5 stars – Varsity) and Wild Honey (ADC Theatre; 4 stars – The Tab) present Friedrich Schiller’s great historical tragedy in Oswald’s epic modern translation. The play will be brought to life in the exquisite surroundings of Cambridge’s famous Round Church, and accompanied by ethereal period choral music.