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Mary Stuart

Mary Stuart, the once-maligned wicked witch of English history, is getting a make-over, with both a film and a play about her opening in Sydney. Mary Queen Of Scots was the granddaughter of Henry VIII’s elder sister Margaret and was Catholic. Her rival was Elizabeth, the daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife Anne […]

Review – An Unexpected Execution

A three-hour historical play might not sound like everyone’s cup of tea, but Factory Space Theatre's An Unexpected Execution contains enough royal rivalries, murder plots and political intrigue to satisfy any Game of Thrones fan. Directed by Roz Riley, An Unexpected Execution is an adaptation of Mary Stuart by 19th century playwright Friedrich Schiller. As […]