The Last Abbot Preview

14th - 15th June 2019
Venue: The Abbey Ruins
Written by: Beth Flintoff
Directed by: Jonathan Humphries

Hugh is an unknown monk living quietly at Reading Abbey until a chance encounter with King Henry VIII results in his unexpected promotion. Suddenly propelled into a world of intrigue, politics, and danger, Hugh must find the delicate balance between staying faithful to his beliefs and following the orders of an increasingly authoritarian King. As England breaks away from Europe, he has to make an impossible choice.

RBL brings to life the fateful, terrible last days of Reading Abbey.

Featuring previews of scenes, excerpts of the soundtrack and a conversation with company members.