The sound of the drums and war-cries are getting closer. She will have revenge. She will make Rome quake in fear.
61 CE, Britannia. On the furthest outreaches of the Roman Empire – at the very edge of the known world – rebellion is brewing.
Then let them bleed. Let them
Full drain me of my blood till nought is left
And I am like a rock, my heart hard flint
From which will spring a vengeful spark so great
That all the Roman Empire may burn.
Boudica is a brand-new ancient-history play, which tells the story of one of Britain’s most iconic women: a queen, a warrior and a rebel – as she battles to reclaim what is hers. But is a gold chain still naught but a chain?
Premiering at Shakespeare’s Globe, London, in 2017, the Theatre Royal Bath Theatre School promises to deliver an epic spectacular in the intimate setting of the egg theatre, this November