Play directory : Anne Boleyn

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  • Author
    Howard Brenton
  • Overview
    The ghost of Anne Boleyn arrives, carrying a blood-stained bag containing her severed head and a copy of Tyndale's Bible, and addresses the audience. The action moves to 1603, where James I arrives in London for his English coronation and finds a chest containing Anne Boleyn's coronation dress. Searching the chest's secret compartments, he finds Anne's copies of the Tyndale Bible and The Obedience of a Christian Man. He and his lover George Villiers go to search the palace for Anne's ghost. The action shifts to Anne Boleyn at the English court, where she meets Henry VIII. After a series of events Anne secretly gives William Tyndale the copy of a forbidden, protestant text, which will be used against her by Cardinal Wolsey...