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Boudica

by Tristan Bernays

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Friday 8 September – Sunday 1 October 2017

Globe Theatre

Tickets Running Time
Yard (standing) £5 | Gallery (seated) £20 – £45. Under 18s – £3 off all seats in the Globe Theatre Approx. 2 hours 40 mins including an interval
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Creatives


Writer
Tristan Bernays

Director
Eleanor Rhode

Designer
Tom Piper 

Composer
Jules Maxwell 

Movement
Tom Jackson Greaves 

Lighting Designer
Malcolm Rippeth

Sound Designer
David Gregory 

Fight Directors
Rachel Bown-Williams and Ruth Cooper-Brown of Rc-Annie Ltd 

Cast


Bethan Clark
Ensemble

Samuel Collings
Catus Deciamus

Owen Findlay
Ensemble

Jenny Fitzpatrick
Lucius

Kate Handford
Silvia

Joan Iyiola
Alonna

Brian Martin
Sejanus / Sestus

Forbes Masson
Cunobeline

Gina McKee
Boudica

Anna-Maria Nabirye
Andraste / Roman Woman

Abraham Popoola
Badvoc

Clifford Samuel
Suetonius

Natalie Simpson
Blodwynn

Tok Stephen
Clothen / Cato

View the cast headshots on the blog →

Please note: this production has now closed.

‘Id rather walk in blood than walk a slave
For he thy Emperor!’

Trailer


Synopsis


Iron Age Britain (50AD) has been conquered by Roman invaders.

When an ally of the Romans - King Prasutagus of the Iceni tribe - dies, his estranged wife Boudica returns to claim her rightful throne. When she is denied her inheritance and instead brutally punished by the Romans, she leads a tribal uprising in an attempt to exact bloody revenge.

Background


Boudica is a brand new ancient history play that tells the story of one of Britain's most infamous women: a queen, a warrior and a rebel. The role of Boudica will be played by Gina McKee. In 2016, McKee performed in Faith Healer at the Donmar Warehouse, and is well-known for her role as Bella in the 1999 film Notting Hill.

This production portrays the violent world of Boudica and the coarseness of battle.

Please note: Boudica contains strong language, blood, sexual violence and graphic fight scenes. Due to this, we suggest this production may not be suitable for children under the age of 14.

Teaser


Interview with Tristan Bernays


Interview with Gina McKee


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