Wolf Hall’s thrilling final chapterThomas Cromwell’s journey from the streets of Putney to the halls of power reaches a dramatic conclusion as Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror and the Light premieres at the Gielgud Theatre.
Anne Boleyn is dead, and Thomas Cromwell sits beside Henry VIII as his most trusted advisor. But with the king’s legacy at risk and the threat of invasion imminent, Cromwell knows more than ever that ruthless ambition breeds dangerous enemies.
Based on Mantel’s book and adapted by the author alongside actor Ben Miles, The Mirror and the Light is the highly-anticipated conclusion of the Wolf Hall trilogy. The Royal Shakespeare Company and director Jeremy Herrin bring the Booker Prize longlisted novel to the West End, having previously staged Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies to great acclaim.
Ben Miles returns as Thomas Cromwell, with Nathaniel Parker as Henry VIII.
Legions of fans made the book an instant best-seller in 2020, and The Mirror and the Light tickets offer one last, exhilarating journey through political intrigue in the Tudor court. Don’t miss Cromwell’s thrilling final chapter, opening in London for a strictly limited season from September 2021.
Important informationPlaying at: Gielgud Theatre, 35 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6AR
Performance dates: 23 Sep 2021 - 28 Nov 2021
Running time: TBC
Age recommendation: TBC