Furiously exciting. A high-stakes political thriller that never lets up *****- Time Out, UK
In a nutshell:
Uncovering Scottish history/Blood, sweat and tears you can taste/Sex, lies and royal scrolls
"Better than Shakespeare...Rona Munro's thrilling trilogy could be the finest history plays ever penned. A feast of blistering emotion and theatrical might." ★★★★★The Telegraph
"…wit, punch and accessibility….this is theatre that mixes the political to fabulous effect." ★★★★★The Times
"a modern classic... the James Plays [are] a defining moment in the theatre." ★★★★★London Evening Standard
"Scotland's answer to Game of Thrones." Daily Record
As many nasty winters as Game of Thrones
More political hardball than House of Cards
Darker than the darkest cellar in Wolf Hall
Monumental, rich and utterly riveting The James Plays bring to life three generations of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland in the tumultuous fifteenth century. Historical drama for a contemporary audience, the plays are more real, more epic, and equally addictive as any on-demand network drama.
Experienced as a trilogy The James Plays reveal a rarely-explored period of Scottish history and a country on the cusp of discovering what it’s all about. Each play has its own distinct atmosphere delivering a unique vision of a country tussling with its past and future.
Gripping writing that courses through your veins, royal power battles and a world class cast and production make this event theatre as addictive as any box set. Be there.
CLICK HERE to watch the trailer.
James III: The True Mirror
Want to experience The James Plays Trilogy Swag and get a 20% discount? See below:
Option One: James I - Sat 5 Mar, 7.30pm/James II - Sun 6 Mar, 2pm/James III - Sun 6 Mar, 6.30pm
Option Two: James I - Weds 9 Mar, 7.30pm/James II - Thurs 10 Mar, 7.30pm/James III - Fri 11 Mar, 7.30pm
Option Three: James I - Sat 12 Mar, 12pm/James II - Sat 12 Mar, 4pm/James III - Sat 12 Mar, 8.15pm
SEATS ON THE STAGE
Are you theatrically adventurous? There are a limited number of seats built into the set so you can be at the heart of the action.
Director Laurie Sansom knows what it’s like to be in the ‘hot seat’. Click here to listen to him talk about why you want seats on the stage.
Here's a link to our FAQ sheet for The James Plays.
NOTE: Suitable for ages 14+. James I and III contain nudity.
IMAGE: David Eustace
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