Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Meet author of Tyndale play this coming weekend

This weekend, Members and Friends of The Tyndale Society have two opportunities to meet playwright David Edgar, author of the critically acclaimed 'Written on the Heart'.

The first - open to full Members only - is on Friday 25th May in Oxford, when Edgar will give a lecture on the genesis of his RSC production, and the making of the King James Bible, at Hertford College, Catte Street.  The event will begin at 5.30pm with drinks in the Old Lodgings Dining Room, followed at 6pm with the lecture and then dinner at 7pm.  If you wish to attend this event, please email Mrs Jill Symons, PA to the Principal at Hertford, as soon as possible, so that she can add you to the guest list.

The second - open to both Members and Friends, is on Saturday 26th May, when David Edgar will address the Tyndale Society in Notting Hill, London.  The event will commence at 5.30pm at 17 Powis Terrace, W11.  For further details or to confirm your attendance, please email Mary Clow.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

See 'Written on the Heart' for only £14!

For anyone who has not yet seen David Edgar's highly praised play about William Tyndale, there are only four more days left to catch the production, before the show's London run ends. 

For the last few days, all seats - including top priced tickets usually £47.50 - are on sale for just £13.50.

To access this deal, visit Theatre Tickets UK or telephone 0207 492 1532/1606.

The play will run at the Duchess Theatre, Covent Garden until Saturday May 19th only.

TSJ Reviewer David Surtees has said of the production: "David Edgar’s research has been meticulous and the history comes over well and is engrossing. There are plenty of references to Tyndale’s collaborators and the period that will have Tyndalians buzzing in their seats."


Rated 4-Star by, The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Guardian, The Daily Mail and The Times.