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Nell Gwynn
25 Thursday 25 Jul, 2024 - Saturday 27 Jul, 2024

Thursday 25 to Saturday 27 July 2024

7.30pm

Thursday

7:30 pm

Nell Gwynn

Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal

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London, 1660. King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. And at Drury Lane, a young Nell Gwynn is causing stirrings amongst the theatregoers.

Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain's most celebrated actress, and her hard-won place in the heart of the King. But at a time when women are second-class citizens, can her charm and spirit protect her from the dangers of the Court?

Jessica Swale's exhilarating take on the heady world of Restoration theatre premiered at Shakespeare's Globe, London, in September 2015, before transferring to the West End in February 2016, starring Gemma Arterton. It won the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy in 2016.

Presented by Richmond Amateur Dramatic Society by arrangement with Nick Hern Books. Directed by Max Walker.

Tickets cost £16 - £18 and are available from the Box Office on 01748 825252 or online at: www.georgiantheatreroyal.co.uk

Thursday 25 to Saturday 27 July 2024

7.30pm

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