Two Bloody Queens (1 star)

This article is from 2010.

Two Bloody Queens

A noble, but shambolic attempt

It takes a brave man to sum up the lives of two dead monarchs – especially in drag, in a noisy pub basement, in an hour. Robert Inston’s portrayal of Elizabeth Tudor and Mary Queen of Scots is a noble, but shambolic attempt to show the real women behind their ‘diva’ reputations. An over-ambitious history lesson; sadly Regina fails to engage with her commoners.

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Elizabeth Tudor and Mary Stuart are reviewing their careers. Has history been excessively harsh on Mary, and exhonorated Elizabeth? What motivated them? Did 'God' guide them, or ambition and fear? Which one would a modern electorate favour? 'What makes 'Regina' so watchable is Inston himself. He captures her character and…


1. the fool26 Aug 2010, 5:31pm5 stars Two Bloody Queens Report

f**k me, if that review is for the show on 25th august, then the reviewer needs to know that an audience of 10 paid £45 for such a "shambolic preformance" sure you actually went to the right show????????

dont think so

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