7 or 8 November 2013, 19:00 - 20:30
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
1568: A pivotal moment for the young Queen, Elizabeth I, and a vital crossroads in British history. Using only Elizabeth’s words (adapted from her letters, speeches and other writings), Rebecca Vaughan explores the Queen’s struggle to reconcile the desires of womanhood with the duties of sovereignty.
This five star Edinburgh hit play is directed by Olivier Award winner, Guy Masterson. A Dyad Production.
Part of a programme of special events to complement the exhibition Elizabeth I & Her People. To find out more about the exhibition or to book tickets please visit www.npg.org.uk/elizabeth
Elizabeth I © Ben Guest
Part of Late Shift in partnership with FTI Consulting
Every Thursday and Friday until 21.00
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Enjoy a wide range of events including tours, talks, live music, DJs, films, art workshops, lectures, philosophy salons and drop-in drawing sessions.
Plus unwind and relax with drinks at the Late Shift Bar, a coffee in the Portrait Café or dinner in the Portrait Restaurant.
For full programme details visit www.npg.org.uk/lateshift
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