Posts Tagged ‘Melly Still’

Review of Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend Parts 1 & 2 (LINK TO FULL REVIEW), as adapted for the stage by April de Angelis. Four novels are condensed into two by two act plays, and you can see both in one day t the Rose Theatre, Kingston.  I hadn’t read the books. Karen had devoured all four non-stop. We both agreed it is a five star production. It has been adapted brilliantly and fluently for the stage. Starring Niamh Cusack as Lenu, and Catherine McCormack as Lila. Directed by Melly Stills. Unmissable.


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Review of the RSC production of Cymbeline, directed by Melly Still. An all-out production on set, costumes, direction, acting. A great version of this slightly obscure Shakespeare play, set in a dystopian future Britain after Brexit. And Rome (or the EU) seek tributes.A lot of gender switches too.

(left: Innogen, Cymbeline, right, Queen of Britain)



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