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Written on the heart

Author: David Edgar
Publisher: London : Nick Hern Books, 2011.
Series: Plays / Royal Shakespeare Company
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An enthralling historical drama about the creation of the King James Bible, commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company to mark its four-hundredth anniversary. Written on the Heart is the dramatic story of the translation of God's Word into English. For one man, this endeavour leads to death at the stake. For another, it could mean an archbishop's mitre. After almost a century of unrest, the King James Bible was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
English drama
Named Person: William Tyndale; Lancelot Andrewes; Lancelot Andrewes; William Tyndale; William Tyndale
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Edgar
ISBN: 9781848422070 1848422075
OCLC Number: 755978921
Notes: "Royal Shakespeare Company"--Cover.
Description: 113 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Plays / Royal Shakespeare Company
Responsibility: David Edgar.
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Across an 80 year divide, two men translate the word of God into the English tongue. For one, it means death at the stake. For the other, it could mean an archbishop's mitre. Produced as part of the  Read more...

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'brings the Reformation and its ideological conflicts stingingly alive' Independent 'David Edgar has come up with a learned, information-packed and engrossing play' Guardian 'marvellous' Stage 'It Read more...

 
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