I, Elizabeth | Stafford Gatehouse Theatre

I, Elizabeth

Genre Drama

Thu 7 May 2020 To Fri 8 May 2020

From the award-winning creators of Austen’s Women, Dalloway, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Orlando, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, Female Gothic, The Time Machine, and Christmas Gothic.

1568: At a vital but volatile crossroads in history a young queen steps from the shadows to reveal her thoughts on marriage, succession, religion and war. But time is against her…

Elizabeth I: Queen at 25, political phoenix and famously unmarried – but who was the woman beneath the crown?

Using only Elizabeth's words, Rebecca Vaughan explores the queen’s struggle to reconcile the desires of womanhood with the duties of sovereignty.

Written & performed by Rebecca Vaughan. Directed by Olivier Award winner, Guy Masterson (Morecambe). Winner of the Three Weeks Editors Award.

★★★★★★ ‘Riveting… a breathtaking creation’. (Edinburgh Evening News)

★★★★★ ‘Truly breathtaking. An absolute masterclass.’ (Fringe Review)

★★★★★ ‘A performance worthy of an Academy Award' (The Carrick)