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Sir Thomas More

(first performance date unknown, published 1910)
by Anthony Munday, Henry Chettle, Thomas Heywood, Thomas Dekker and William Shakespeare.

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Sunday 17 June, 4.00pm

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

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Tickets£15 (£12 Members / Students) Running timeTo be confirmed

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Synopsis


The play champions the plight of refugees and depicts the May Day Riots of 1517 and the eventual demise of Thomas More. Heavily censored for fear of inciting further violence, the play wasn’t printed until the 20th century.

Part of Refugee Week.

Background


The Read Not Dead ground rules are simple. Actors rehearse the play on a Sunday morning and present it, script in hand, to an audience later that afternoon.

The performances are instinctive, adrenaline driven and inventive. Actors and audiences alike share in the excitement of reviving these forgotten plays that definitely deserve to be Read Not Dead.

Rarely played


Learn about Sir Thomas More with our inspiring and engaging two-hour seminar introduction prior to the Read Not Dead performance.

All Rarely Played seminars: £5.

Rarely Played introductions are from 1.00pm to 3.00pm.