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Mary Stuart

Two queens. One in power. One in prison. It’s all in the execution.

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Almeida Theatre in 2016-17, Robert Icke’s new adaptation of Mary Stuart transfers to the Duke of York’s Theatre in London’s West End from 13 January for a limited run.

Schiller’s political tragedy takes us behind the scenes of some of British history’s most crucial days. Playing both Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, Juliet Stevenson (Hamlet) and Lia Williams (Oresteia) trade the play’s central roles, decided at each performance by the toss of a coin.

★★★★★ ‘The last act is devastatingly fine. Magnificent.’ Evening Standard

★★★★★ ‘A show to lose your head and your heart to’ Time Out

★★★★★ ‘A richly intellectual spectacle.’ Daily Mail

★★★★★ ‘An electrifying production’ The Observer

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No exchange or refund after purchase.


Approx 3 hours and 5 minutes (including a 15 minute interval)

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation email with a voucher attached. Please print this voucher and present it to the box office staff on the day of the show. We recommend you arrive a minimum of 30 minutes before the show to collect your tickets and settle into your seats.

When Can I Go

Monday to Saturday evening show 7.30PM

Wednesday and Saturday matinees 2.00PM

Where Do I Go

Duke of York's Theatre, St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG 

The nearest Tube stations are Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines) and Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern lines).

Leicester Square: From the station head north up Charing Cross Road and take the first right onto Long Acre. When the road intersects with Upper St. Martin's Lane turn left. The theatre is a two minute walk away down the road. 

Charing Cross: See the directions in the 'Train' section above. 

Bus: There are plenty of buses operating in this area. 

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Latest customer reviews

  • Mary Stuart

    22 March 2018

    Very thrilling show with such excellent acting & dramatisation, Thanks to all the cast for such a wonderful production.

    Anne Titley Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • 22 March 2018

    I thought it was a very good performance, well acted and as it was 3 hours long still kept my attention.

    John Wilson Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Outstanding

    22 March 2018

    I thoroughly enjoyed the performance - from the acting through to the production all was outstanding. First class performance!

    MBH Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Mary Stuart

    19 March 2018

    What a fantastic performance! I would like to see it again with the roles reversed but that couldn’t be guaranteed!

    Georgina Smith Confirmed ticket purchaser

Latest critic reviews

  • "The last act is devastatingly fine. Magnificent."

    Evening Standard

  • "A show to lose your head and your heart to"

    Time Out

  • "A richly intellectual spectacle."

    Daily Mail

  • "An electrifying production"

    The Observer

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