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Edward I

(first printed 1593)
by George Peele

  • 2019/Summer/RND/Big

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Sunday 10 February 2019, 4.00pm

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

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Edward Longshanks, a leader striving to unite the people of England, Scotland and Wales, finds himself embroiled in a bitter war against mutiny on all sides. With the kingdom so perilously divided, and the English court rife with deception, George Peele’s chronicle of King Edward I seems bound to end in tragedy.


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 Edward I 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, and take place in the Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre.

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