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Knights of the Rose - Arts Theatre

Preview by Lizzie Guilfoyle

KNIGHTS of the Rose, a new musical created by Jennifer Marsden, will receive its world premiere at the Arts Theatre.

An epic medieval tale featuring a timeless playlist of classic rock songs – five unforgettable Bon Jovi masterpieces are accompanied by much loved songs from Bonnie Tyler, Meatloaf, No Doubt and others – it will run from July 5 (previews from June 29) to August 26, 2018.

In this epic tale of betrayal, love, bloodshed and redemption, the noble Knights of the Rose must defend their House and their honour. Even as the chivalrous knights return from a glorious victory, a greater threat against the kingdom stirs. As they face the greatest battle of the age and betrayal threatens to tear them apart, can true love and honour triumph?

With rich interwoven literature from Marlowe, Shakespeare and Chaucer mixed with legendary classic rock music, Knights of the Rose is described as a glorious fusion of popular culture, evocative of Game of Thrones and Bat out of Hell.

Musical Numbers

Blaze Of Glory, Blood On Blood, Always, Bed Of Roses and This Is Love, This Is Life – Bon Jovi

Changes – Black Sabbath

Holding Out For A Hero and Total Eclipse Of The Heart – Bonnie Tyler

Hero – Enrique Iglesias

King Arthur: Third Act – Henry Purcell

The Parting Glass – Irish Folk Song

Is Nothing Sacred – Meatloaf

Marriage Of Figaro: Part 1V – Mozart

Don’t Speak – No Doubt

Addicted To Love – Robert Palmer

Hard Times Of Old England – Steeleye Span

Wherever You Will Go – The Calling

He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother – The Hollies

Pilgrim – Uriah Heep

Presented by Romance of the Rose Productions, Knights of the Rose is directed and choreographed by Racky Plews and designed by Diego Pitarch.

For more information or to book tickets, call the box office on 020 7836 8463 or visit artstheatrewestend.co.uk/.