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Mary, Queen of Scots Tickets

Love, betrayal, and a queen's fiery reign as the English National Opera performance of Thea Musgrave's Mary, Queen of Scots returns to London for 2 nights only.

Why watch Mary, Queen of Scots

Queen's Medal for Music recipient Thea Musgrave’s Mary, Queen of Scots is returning to the West End from the English National Opera for a strictly limited run. Praised for its "electrifying and piercing score" and "well-deserved success," Mary, Queen of Scots has captivated audiences worldwide. Critics have lauded the opera's "compelling plot," "radiant melodies," and "drama on a grand scale." Rich textures and melodies evoke the rugged beauty of the Scottish Highlands while soaring vocals and a captivating orchestra bring Mary's story to life. Acclaimed soprano Heidi Stober takes center stage as Mary. This operatic masterpiece returns to the stage for just 2 London performances, so get your tickets now!

The story

Dive into Mary's turbulent 16th-century reign through this operatic experience. Witness the charismatic queen navigate a web of passionate entanglements, cutthroat politics, and shocking betrayals. Will Mary find a way to protect her crown, her faith, and maybe even her heart? This limited run is your chance to witness operatic royalty and a story that's equal parts Shakespearean drama and rock n' roll rollercoaster. Don't miss your chance to find out – will Mary's reign survive, or will she crumble under the weight of her enemies?

Great for

Opera lovers | Fans of drama | History enthusiasts

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Show Details

Genre: Opera

Audience: Suitable for 12+

Theatre Name: London Coliseum

Theatre Capacity: 2359

Find the best seats in the house with the London Coliseum seating plan

Theater facilities: Toilets, bar, cloakroom

Theater accessibility: Wheelchair accessible, Assistive Listening System, guide dogs allowed

Dress Code: Smart casual

Cast & Crew

Leading Roles: Heidi Stober as Mary, Queen of Scotland, Alex Otterburn as James Stewart, Earl of Moray, Rupert Charlesworth as Lord Darnley, Nicky Spence as Earl of Bothwell

Conductor: Joana Carneiro

Librettist: Thea Musgrave

Additional Tips

  • Most theaters are air-conditioned year-round, so it can get a bit chilly. Bring a light jacket just in case.

  • The opera is sung in English with the words displayed above the stage.

  • You will receive an email with your Mary, Queen of Scots voucher. Please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID.
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