Review Round Up: The Captive Queen, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Barrie Rutter directs this new re-imagination of John Dryden’s Restoration drama, filled with passion and politics. Here’s what critics have had to say about it… An ageing Emperor and his Governor rage at the loss of their youth and beauty. Two fratricidal sons are spurred from victory in war to the warfare of love. And… Read More

NEWS: Barrie Rutter to Play The Emperor in The Captive Queen

Shakespeare’s globe has announced that Barrie Rutter will be playing the Emperor in its upcoming production of The Captive Queen.  John Dryden’s play is being reimagined on the stage in a co-production by Shakespeare’s Globe and Northern Broadsides, playing at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse from the 2nd February 2018. It has been announced that the… Read More