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King Charles III

King Charles III

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About the Show Less...

Playwright Mike Bartlett teams up with director Rupert Goold for a new play about our future king. Read More >

Playwright Mike Bartlett teams up with director Rupert Goold for a new play about our future king.

Set in a time when the Queen is dead and Prince Charles has ascended to the throne, King Charles III is a controversial play that explores the people underneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy and the conscience of Britain’s most famous family.

Bartlett and Goold have previously collaborated on Earthquakes In London and Decade. Bartlett’s other plays include Olivier Award-winning hit Cock, UK Theatre Award-winning drama Love, Love, Love and the stage adaptation of Chariots Of Fire.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 03/04/2014

Opening Night: 10/04/2014

Closing Night: 31/05/2014

Running time: 2h45

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Cast & Creative


Tim Pigott-Smith, Katie Brayben, Oliver Chris, Richard Goulding, Nyasha Hatendi, Adam James, Margot Leicester, Tom Robertson, Nicholas Rowe, Nick Sampson, Lydia Wilson, Tafline Steen


Director - Rupert Goold

Producer - Almeida Theatre

Designer - Tom Scutt

Lighting Designer - Jon Clark

Sound - Paul Arditti

Author - Mike Bartlett

Music By - Jocelyn Pook

About Almeida Theatre

Almeida Street, London N1 1TA

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