About This Show

The life of Thomas More. ‘I do nobody harm, I say none harm, I think none harm, but wish everybody good. And if this be not enough to keep a man alive, in good faith I long not to live.’ Thomas More spoke these words at the end of a long period of persecution and imprisonment during which he had used all of his extraordinary intelligence and lawyer’s wiles to avoid execution. Robert Bolt’s finest play shows us how this scholar, ambassador, Lord Chancellor and friend of the king sacrificed the good life and the family he loved for a matter of conscience. His dealings with the great figures of the time – Cardinal Wolsey, Thomas Cromwell, the Duke of Norfolk and Henry VIII himself – are seen through the eyes of the common man, the poor cynic for whom a conscience would be a great inconvenience.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 30min (0 intermissions)
Dates: Opening Night: 01 March 2022 Final Performance: 05 March 2022
Location: Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

Market RoadCanton,

Cardiff,

CF5 1QE

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