Presents the tale of Mary Shelley - and how she came to write one of the greatest stories ever told, aged just 19. This title explores Shelley's remarkable life: her controversial philosopher father, her scandalous elopement aged 16 and how she wrote a novel, and more.
Renowned ensemble Shared Experience and acclaimed playwright Helen Edmundson
combine forces on this astonishing play about one of history's most extraordinary women. “Mary Shelley” explores the title character's remarkable life, from her scandalous teenage elopement to her authorship of “Frankenstein”—the radical novel that changed the literary landscape forever.
's breakthrough came in 1992 with her award winning adaptation of “Anna Karenina” for Shared Experience, for whom she also adapted “The Mill on the Floss.” Her adaptation of “War and Peace” was staged at the National Theatre in 1996.