“The tone is set cleverly by composer Jocelyn Pook’s minimalist Requiem”
PHILIP FISHER, BRITISH THEATRE GUIDE
“The evening opens to a fine ceremonial chorus composed by Jocelyn Pook.”
SUSANNAH CLAPP, THE OBSERVER
“Jocelyn Pook’s stunning score… [combines] the Shakespearean and the modern with an alchemy that creates theatrical gold.”
MATTHEW AMER, OFFICIAL LONDON THEATRE
Following its critically acclaimed run at Almeida Theatre, King Charles III is transferring to the West End.
Jocelyn composed the score for this new play by Mike Bartlett, exploring the people beneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain’s most famous family.
The Queen is dead: after a lifetime of waiting, the prince ascends the throne. A future of power. But how to rule?
2 September – 29 November 2014
Wyndhams Theatre, London