Derby Shakespeare Theatre Company presents

The Madness of George III

By Alan Bennett

Guildhall Theatre

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Tue 10 - Sat 14 Nov 2015

Tickets: £8 - £12 More price information

This performance contains some adult content
Running Time: 2 hours - approximate, including any interval(s).

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About the event

What happens when the monarch starts to lose his mind? Who stands to gain and who falls with him?

Acclaimed British playwright Alan Bennett explores the darkness of mental illness with dialogue and characters that make you laugh and cry. Based on real events that shook the foundations of Britain’s Court and Parliament, Derby Shakespeare Theatre Company takes a traditional, early 19th century Royal family and drops them into a seething 21st century hotbed of political spin and posturing.

Bennett’s nod to the Bard, invoking Shakespeare’s own exploration of madness in King Lear, runs throughout this play thus making it an obvious choice for Derby Shakespeare Theatre Company’s next production. 

Dates & Tickets

The Madness of George III

Tue 10 Nov 2015, 7:30pm


Wed 11 Nov 2015, 7:30pm

£10 - £12

Thu 12 Nov 2015, 7:30pm

£10 - £12

Fri 13 Nov 2015, 7:30pm

£10 - £12

Sat 14 Nov 2015, 2:30pm


Cream Tea matinee

Sat 14 Nov 2015, 7:30pm

£10 - £12

Prices & Offers

£8 - £12

Concessions: £10

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