The Prince (London)
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The Prince (London)

The Prince (London) London Reviews and Tickets

(2 Ratings)
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Profound, Funny, Ambitious, Moving, Clever

About the Show

The creator of Philosophy Tube - Abigail Thorn's new play that follows characters trapped in 'Henry IV Part I'.

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46 Reviews | 3 Followers
Thought-provoking, Profound, Great writing, Great acting, Ambitious

See it if you in any way relate to queer identity, or if you're a Shakespeare fan

Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare?

3 Reviews | 0 Followers
Funny, Moving, Complex, Fantastical, Clever

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare and want to watch a play that cleverly explores it's themes of queerness, coming out and societal expectation.

Don't see it if You are uninterested in Shakespearean theatre, or subversions of his tropes.

Critic Reviews (5)

All That Dazzles (UK)
September 20th, 2022

"With sensational writing and a fantastic cast, 'The Prince' is an absolute revelation – a true King among plays."
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The Telegraph (UK)
September 20th, 2022

" 'The Prince' – a larkily self-aware rewrite of Henry IV Part I - employs largely original cod-Shakespearean dialogue ... embraces this idea as a logical extension of the Bard's own metatheatrical gaming around ideas of gender, performance and socially conditioned role play."
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The Guardian (UK)
September 22nd, 2022

"It’s a romp. At once a recognition of the fear of change and rejection and a celebration of open-armed community."
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September 21st, 2022

"...'The Prince' is an entertaining and smart take on a history play. Not merely an adaptation, it is a bold, new and thought-provoking piece of writing."
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The Stage (UK)
September 20th, 2022

"This is an admirably ambitious play, with tantalising ideas about the performance of gender and duty."
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