James III: The True Mirror

Cast: 4f (2 younger, 2 older) 8m (mostly in their twenties)

Staging: can be simply staged

Amateur rights performance fee: £85 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Published in volume The James Plays
First Staged:
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, 2014

James III: The True Mirror

By Rona Munro
Published in volume The James Plays

The third part of Rona Munro's The James Plays cycle, James III: The True Mirror, like the King himself, is colourful and unpredictable, turning its attention to the women at the heart of the royal court.

Charismatic, cultured, and obsessed with grandiose schemes that his nation can ill afford, James III is by turns loved and loathed. Scotland thunders dangerously close to civil war, but its future may be decided by James’ resourceful and resilient wife, Queen Margaret of Denmark. Her love and clear vision can save a fragile monarchy and rescue a struggling people.

The James Plays premiered at the Edinburgh International Festival in August 2014, before transferring to the National Theatre, London, in a co-production with the National Theatre of Scotland.

Note for Performers: If you are performing the original three-play cycle in its entirety, you are entitled to a special discounted rate of £150 plus VAT per performances for all three plays, which is in effect a 3 for 2 offer.

Cast: 4f (2 younger, 2 older) 8m (mostly in their twenties)

Staging:can be simply staged

Amateur rights performance fee: £85 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Published in volume The James Plays

Also by Rona Munro:

Little Eagles
The Astronaut's Chair
James V: Katherine
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Your Turn to Clean the Stair
James IV: Queen of the Fight
The House of Bernarda Alba
Long Time Dead
Iron
James II: Day of the Innocents
The Indian Boy
Scottish Shorts
Gilt
Mary
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Scuttlers
The Maiden Stone
James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock
The Basement Flat
Strawberries in January
The Last Witch
Bold Girls
Pandas
Fugue
The James Plays
Saturday at the Commodore
Your Turn to Clean the Stair & Fugue
Mary Barton

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