“A modest gem of a show…a rebuke to the UK’s major opera companies” The Independent
Mary’s Hand is an acclaimed one-woman show produced by McCaldin Arts and starring Clare McCaldin. Knowledge Quarter Partners were lucky enough to preview Mary’s Hand at our 2018 The Future of Knowledge Conference and since then the show has gone from strength to strength, amassing five star reviews from the likes of The Independent. Join McCaldin Arts as Mary’s Hand travels around London and beyond…
About the Show:
Queen Mary 1 – Bloody Mary to her enemies – loves to play at dice and cards. Over a game in which the audience chooses the next card to be turned,
Mary reflects on her life: her royal family, faith, marriage, her desperate desire for a child, and her blackened reputation.
Venues and Tickets:
15 February 2019 (6pm) at The Society of Antiquaries of London, in front of the Hans Eworth portrait of Mary on which the Mary’s Hand costume is based, with an accompanying talk from historian Dr John Cooper. Tickets here.
19 February 2019 (7.30pm) at St Paul’s Church, Wilton Place, London SW1. Tickets here.
22 February 2019 (7.30pm) Queen’s Hall, Hexham. Tickets here.
23 February 2019 (7.30pm) Lancaster Priory, Lancaster. Tickets here.
27 April 2019 (7.30pm) in the Music in Pinner Series. Tickets here.
30 July 2019 (10pm) Three Choirs Festival, with a lecture on 31 July by a leading academic examining Mary’s reign and legacy from a historical point of view.
Mary’s Hand at the Knowledge Quarter, The Future of Knowledge Conference: