The Madness of George III 2012

Run Time:
2 hours 25 minutes
Opened: January 18, 2012
Closing: March 31, 2012

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Apollo Theatre
29 Shaftesbury Avenue London

Opening on 18th January 2012, The Madness of George III will follow Jerusalem at the Apollo Theatre for a strictly limited run until 31st March 2012. The Madness of George III tells the story of the third Hanoverian king of Great Britain, who despite his string of accomplishments is best remembered for his bouts of uncontrollable insanity. Enduring the struggle of power between politicians and his scheming son, as well as the cruel and barbaric medical treatments of the time, King George remains witty, moving, and ultimately triumphant.



Written by Alan Bennett, the award-winning playwright behind The History Boys and Enjoy, The Madness of George III was first seen at the National Theatre twenty years ago in 1991 and was adapted into an Oscar-winning film. This new production, directed by Christopher Luscombe, earned rave reviews upon its premiere at the Theatre Royal Bath and subsequently played to packed houses across the country on its national tour.

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