'Scotland may be a savage nation, Lady, but the English wash their hands in blood.'
Mary Stuart tells the story of the personal struggle between two extraordinary women - one French, one English - both captive to the demands of sovereignty and both caught in a tumult of political and religious intrigue.
Which of them is the rightful Queen of England - Mary Stuart or Elizabeth Tudor?
Mary Stuart, written in 1800 by Friedrich Schiller, is presented in this new version by Mike Poulton following his Don Carlos for Sheffield/West End. The play was produced at Clwyd Theatr Cymru 7-30 May 2009.
'Magnificent . . . Mike Poulton's fleet and vivid translation . . . all the deftly plotted twists and turns of a thriller. You lean forward in your seat, desperate to discover what happens next . . . a masterpiece' Daily Telegraph on Mike Poulton's version of Schiller's Don Carlos.