The Department of Theatre, Film and Television present Amphitryon by John Dryden Directed by Michael Cordner The production was made possible by a generous endowment from the Sylvia and Colin Shepherd Trust.
In July we were joined by Olivier-award winning actor Henry Goodman to begin to explore performing Jonson’s First Folio. Goodman, who has played the titular role in Volpone and Kitely in Every Man in His Humour, worked with Mike Cordner on speeches from Volpone, Every Man In his Humour and Sejanus. The rehearsals and later […]
I originally wrote this post for the Dutch Courtesan project site. On 2nd July, Michael Billington wrote an article for the Guardian asking ‘Is it OK to rewrite classic plays?’ Billington’s article, in which he raises concerns about the perceived need to simplify early modern plays for a modern audience, has sparked a heated discussion, […]