About King Charles III
Following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Mike Bartlett’s critically acclaimed new future history play King Charles III will transfer to the Wyndham’s Theatre for a strictly limited season, previewing from Tuesday 2 September.
The Queen is dead: after a lifetime of waiting, the prince ascends the throne. A future of power. But how to rule?
★★★★★ "Bold, brilliant…theatre doesn’t get much better than this" The Times
★★★★★ "Spectacular, gripping and wickedly entertaining" The Telegraph
★★★★★ "Continues the Almeida's incomparable run of form... long may it reign" Time Out
★★★★★ "A brilliant, provocative piece of drama" Financial Times
★★★★★ "Mike Bartlett has found a grand style to match his subjects...a crowning achievement for all concerned" Mail on Sunday
★★★★ "Royally entertaining" The Guardian
★★★★ "Risky, disorientating and witty entertainment, which maintains the Almeida's winning form under artistic director Rupert Goold" Evening Standard
Directed by the Almeida Theatre’s artistic director Rupert Goold, this ‘bracingly provocative and outrageously entertaining new play’ (The Independent) explores the people underneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain's most famous family.
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