Tuesday 18 to Saturday 22 April | King's Theatre
Evenings 7.30pm Matinees Wed & Sat 2.30pm
Duration: 2 hours 33 mins (inc 20 min interval)
General from: £18 - £31.50*
Friends tickets from: 2 for 1 Opening Night if booked by 31 Dec or 20% off all performances
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Winner of the 2016 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, Jessica Swale’s blissfully funny Nell Gywnn comes to Edinburgh, direct from critically acclaimed, sell out runs in the West End and at the Globe Theatre.
1660 Drury Lane. Charles II has cast off London’s drab, puritanical past with a love of all things loud, French and sexy. A young Nell Gwynn is selling oranges for sixpence in London’s burgeoning West End theatre scene. Little does she know who is in the audience one fateful night.
Jessica Swale’s warm hearted, bawdy comedy tells the story of an unlikely heroine, who went from lowly orange seller to win the adoration of the public and the heart of the King. Starring Olivier Award nominated actress Laura Pitt Pulford, Nell Gwynn is brought to the stage by English Touring Theatre.
"This gloriously funny and touching bio-drama...a right royal treat" The Telegraph
"One of the most joyous and magical evenings to be had on the London stage at the moment"
"Bawdy and brilliant West End transfer of Jessica Swale's vivacious comedy" The Stage
"An absolute treat...a bawdy, witty, engaging romp" The Times
"The play itself cannily mixes Carry On double-entendres with an explicitly feminist message" The Guardian
"A blissful whirl of theatricals" Evening Standard
* Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund. An 80p handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.
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