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The RSC Production of Written On The Heart
Marking the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible, David Edgar's critically acclaimed, must see play will open at the Duchess Theatre in April.
Across an 80 year divide, two men translate the word of God into the English tongue. For one, it means death at the stake. For the other, it could mean an archbishop's mitre.
After almost a century of unrest, the King James Bible was intended to end the violent upheavals of the English reformation. But deep-seated conflicts force a leading translator to confront the betrayal of his youthful religious ideals, for the sake of social peace.
Written by David Edgar and directed by Gregory Doran
Cast includes: Bruce Alexander, Jamie Ballard, Stephen Boxer, Paul Chahidi, Oliver Ford Davies, James Hayes, Jim Hooper, Youssef Kerkour, Joseph Kloska, Sam Marks, Ian Midlane, Mark Quartley, Daniel Stewart, Simon Thorp, Annette McLaughlin and Jodie McNee.
Produced by Bill Kenwright Ltd and Thelma Holt.
★★★★ The RSC at its best - Times
★★★★ Gregory Doran's fine production - Sunday Times
★★★★ Bracing and radical...in Gregory Doran's powerfully involving production, the piece brings the Reformation and its ideological conflicts stingingly alive - Independent
Running time2 Hours 40 minutes with one interval
Performance datesThursday 19 April to Saturday 21 May. Monday to Saturday at 7:30pm. Thursday and Saturday at 2:30pm
Venue InformationDuchess Theatre3-5 Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA
DISCOUNT for Wriiten On The Heart tickets
Tickets discounted from £47.50 to £36.50. Offer valid for all performances from 19 April to 18 May 2012
NEW ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY PLAY WRITTEN ON THE HEART COMES TO WEST END
Already a critically acclaimed hit at the RSC's Swan Theatre in Stratford, David Edgar's passionate epic is about the writing of the English language-defining King James Bible. Gregory Doran directs Written on The Heart from 19 April to 21 July at the Duchess Theatre .
16 Mar, 2012 | By London Theatre Direct