Director’s Note: THE LAST WIFE

19 Jul 2019

Kate Hennig’s extraordinary play bridges the gap between a historical drama with contemporary relevance. The characters in THE LAST WIFE suddenly spring to life with real thoughts, feelings, ambitions, humour. We are in the prescence of real people surviving not just politically and royally, but within a family circle. The danger of Kate Parr’s drive is not just to negotiate a way forward but to instinctively learn to read her husband, King and ruler. I am thrilled to have been transported to this world with this wonderful cast and marvel at the ways we haven’t changed much in the last 500 plus years.

Mark Kilmurry,
Artistic Director

At Ensemble Theatre until 29 Sep, book here.