WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES transfers to West End, and Broadway

Mike Poulton's adaptations of Hilary Mantel's Booker Prize-winning novels

Directed by Jeremy Herrin
RSC, winter 2013

West End 2014, at the Aldwych Theatre, starting in April 2014.

Broadway's Winter Garden Theater. Previews begin March 20, 2015, officially open on April 9, 2015

Twitter: @TheRSC @WolfHallThePlay



January 31, 2014: RSC's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies transfers to West End —London OnStage

"As Hilary Mantel's novels are being adapted for a BBC television series, the Royal Shakespeare Company's duo will reportedly transfer to the West End later this year"

March 31, 2014: Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis to film Wolf Hall in Wiltshire

Olivier-award winning actor Mark Rylance and Homeland star Damian Lewis are coming to west Wiltshire next month, for a TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s multiple award-winning novel Wolf Hall.

September 10, 2014: ‘Wolf Hall’ and Its Sequel Aiming for Broadway After London Success —NY Times >>

Broadway and London producers are in talks about a New York run of the hit British play “Wolf Hall” and its sequel “Bring Up the Bodies,” based on the historical novels by Hilary Mantel about Henry VIII and his adviser Thomas Cromwell, according to theater executives with knowledge of the discussions.

September 25, 2014: Royal Shakespeare Company Hit ‘Wolf Hall’ Moves to Broadway with Original Stars —Variety >>

“Wolf Hall: Parts 1 & 2,” the rebranded two-part theater event that originated at the Royal Shakespeare Company as “Wolf Hall” and “Bring Up the Bodies,” has mapped out its route to Broadway, landing at the Winter Garden Theater in an April opening. 

April 9, 2015: Review: ‘Wolf Hall,’ the Stage Version, Untangles Tudor History With Relish NYT Critics' Pick >>

It’s chilling (and thrilling, too — admit it) to listen to these people talk about one another, especially to the all-hearing, frozen-faced spin master at their center. Their conversation gives new resonance to that credo of cattiness, “If you can’t say anything good about someone, come sit next to me.”  


As of March 10, 2015, we have a few copies of the RSC Edition of the plays, ISBN 9780007590148, $16.00  


Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies: The Stage Adaptation Cover Image
By Hilary Mantel, Mike Poulton (Adapted by)
ISBN: 9781250064172
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Published: Picador - February 24th, 2015

Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies: The Stage Adaptation Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250064189
Availability: Available Now
Published: Picador - February 24th, 2015