A gripping historical drama that dramatises a crucial moment of English history.
"[A] confident and idea-packed piece... It could have been a dour history lesson. Instead it engages with the present, raising some pungent questions about the kind of democracy we have in Britain today."Evening Standard
"The beauty of Brenton's play is that, as with so many of Brecht's, there is a conflict between theory and action... the real pleasure lies in seeing a pivotal moment in English history presented with such fervent dramatic power."Guardian
"Intellectually intricate and emotionally stirring."Independent
"A forgotten era of revolutionary British history is fascinatingly unlocked... electrifying."Whatsonstage.com
55 Days Script
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