Black History Month  
The Court must have a Queen

by Ade Solanke

Directed by Simona Hughes

Tuesday 26th October, 2021

At the Tower Theatre, Stoke Newington

A rehearsed reading of Ade Solanke's brilliant and humorous play about the black Tudor and royal trumpeter, John Blanke;
one of the Tower's Black History Month events.

Cast :
Henry VIII : Martin South
John Blanke : Leon Wander
Thomas Cromwell : Nick Hall
Maria : Val Paul
Lady Margaret Bryan : Joanna Nevin
Henry Oisleger : Jack Hyland
Richard : James Johnston
Harry : John Lineen


Production Team
Director : Simona Hughes
Composer and Technical Support : Matthew Ibbotson
Costume Design : Sue Carling

Photography by Pete O’Shea