Opened 28 Aug 2013
Olivier (National Theatre) 0843 886 1436
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Edward, much to the despair of his wife and contempt of his barons, is very fond of both. King Edward comes to the throne, and immediately recalls his banished lover, Pierce Gaveston- an order that puts him at odds with most of his court. Edward must battle his sneering subjects, his scorned wife and his own family for not only the right to rule, but for the right to love...
Running time:3hrs 20mins