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Mary, Queen of Scots Tickets

London ColiseumLondon
Don't miss this enchanting journey through love, betrayal, and political intrigue.
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Mary Queen of Scots Tickets

This operatic retelling of the life of the royal queen, *Mary Queen of Scots* is making it's London Coliseum debut next February. This captivating opera takes you back 500 years and tells a story of Mary Queen of Scots that still resonates today. Book your tickets to see one of the most esteemed Scottish composers **Thea Musgrave** bring this story to life in this limited run.

About Mary Queen of Scots

The captivating opera explores the life Mary I of Scotland as she navigates through a web of deceit, betrayal, and political intrigue. Caught between her drunken husband, scheming half-brother, and untrustworthy lover, she must find a way to uphold her country and her Catholic faith. With each new conversation, Mary I is faced with treacherous twists and turns, as those closest to her reveal their true intentions. Until finally a terrible miscalculation causes her to fall into the arms of her Protestant cousin, Elizabeth I.

Facts and Critical Acclaim

  • Esteemed composer, Thea Musgrave wrote four operas based on historical figures including *Harriet*, *The Woman Called Moses*, *Simón Bolívar*, and *Pontalba*. Mary Queen of Scot was her first one.
  • Thea Musgrave was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2002.
  • The opera is based on the real Mary Queen of Scots, who became Queen at only 6 days old.

Mary Queen of Scots Cast

Queen Mary - Heidi Stober

James Stewart, Earl of Moray - Alex Otterburn

Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley - Rupert Charlesworth

James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell - Nicky Spence

David Riccio - Barnaby Rea

Cardinal Beaton - Darren Jeffery

Lord Gordon - Alastair Miles

Earl of Ruthven - Ronald Samm

Earl of Morton - Jolyon Loy

Creatives

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Conductor **- Joana Carneiro

Librettist - Thea Musgrave

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