🎧 Mary Stuart: The Play with Anna Whitelock and Robert Icke
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 44m
Dan talks to Robert Icke, whose new adaptation of Mary Stuart is at the Duke of York's Theatre. He also discusses the play and its historical context with Anna Whitelock.
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