Three Women and Shakespeare's Will

Theatre (comedy)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
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Description

After the death of her husband, Will Shakespeare, Anne Hathaway is visited by two women with shocking revelations. Both claim to have known her husband very intimately and each wants a share of Will's will. Are they telling the truth and, if so, what should Anne do? Inspired by historical characters this comedy shows another side of the Bard and the women in his life. The twist is astonishing! Starring Julia Munrow, Sarah Archer and Emma Hopkins. Written by award-winning playwright, Joan Greening. Five 5-star reviews for last year's Fringe show, Rossetti's Women.

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Julie Phillips 1 day ago

I agree with the last reviewer. A witty, entertaining show. Throughly enjoyed it. 5* from me.

Fringe Enthusiast 5 days ago

This is a really funny, clever show, which imagines the conversation between Shakespeare's widow, and two of his mistresses about his will. They each feel that they have the greater claim to Shakespeare's estate, each claiming that they were the one who supported him the most, whether financially or intellectually. It's enormously entertaining and packed with historical detail.

Sarah Archer's Anne Hathaway is arch and unyielding, the very picture of a woman who knew her husband well enough to be completely unsurprised at the appearance of two other women claiming that they deserve part (or all) of his worldly goods. Julia Munrow's Anne Whateley is capricious and convincing as Shakespeare's muse (or possibly his ghost-writer!), and Emma Hopkin's Jane Davenant perfectly portrays a woman who is sure of her son's parentage, and is prepared to do anything to secure his future. The three work beautifully together, and together take the audience on a fantastic ride of sniping, witticisms and laugh-out-loud funny lines.

The audience that I was in absolutely loved it, and some shows have sold out, so I'd recommend getting your ticket early.

My rating: 5 stars - unmissable *****


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