Reviews

Bring Up the Bodies

★★★★★
'Exhilarating...Ben Miles is superlative'
Independent -read the full review here

'Lydia Leonard brings out Anne's shrill, unnerving volatility'
Independent

★★★★★
'Historical drama of the highest calibre'
Daily Express - read the full review here

★★★★
'splendidly entertaining and at times deeply touching'
Daily Telegraph - read the full review here

'Jeremy Herrin's fleet staging, with gorgeous costumes and a raft of strong supporting performances grips'
Daily Telegraph

'Nathaniel Parker captures Henry VIII's disconcerting mixture of magnificence and petulance, Paul Jesson is a memorable, witty Wolsey'
Daily Telegraph

★★★★
'breathtaking...Exhilarating experience'
Guardian - read the full review here

'Ben Miles brilliantly conveys the watchful intelligence, the inner grief, the implacable isolation'
Guardian

'Mike Poulton has done an outstanding job'
Guardian

'Christopher Oram's design, Stephen Warbeck's music and Paule Constable's lighting concept…are also beyond praise'
Guardian

★★★★
'These are hot tickets...Mike Poulton's adaptations are masterly'
Financial Times - read the full review here

★★★★
'Lydia Leonard's Anne Boleyn...is whip-sharp and lethal'
Observer - read the full review here

★★★★
Times

★★★★★
'Something quite special'
Whatsonstage.com - read the full review here

'a real gem of a script'
Whatsonstage.com

★★★★
'Expertly adapted for the stage by Mike Poulton...a rewarding epic in which we see the court of King Henry VIII in all its glory and ruthlessness.'
Evening Standard - read the full review here

Aldwych Theatre
1 May – 4 October 2014

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