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A Woman of No Importance: Oscar Wilde on Film

Eve Best as Mrs Arbuthnot

A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE was filmed live at the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End especially for the cinema screen.   With this revival of A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Dominic Dromgoole launches two exciting projects in London– his new company Clear Spring and a year long season of Oscar Wilde plays. Continue reading A Woman of No Importance: Oscar Wilde on Film

NT Live: Medea

 

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This is a shattering , explosively powerful performance that should perhaps come with a warning to allow time to recover afterwards.

In Ben Powers idiomatic translation from the ancient Greek there is no blank verse but it is still extremely powerful. Intriguingly, this is the first time that the National has presented MEDEA . The production is well directed by Carrie Cracknell.

Michaela Coel as the nurse , a member of Medea’s shrinking entourage,  opens the show with a chilling monologue that sets up everything that is to follow. Continue reading NT Live: Medea