28 August 2006

The Life of Galileo by Bertold Brecht

Galilieo Galilei - Simon Russell Beale
Cardinal Inquisitor - Oliver Ford Davies
Ludovico Marsili - Bertie Carvel
University Chancellor/Rude Official - Tim McMullan
Sagredo - Duncan Bell
Little Monk - Zubin Varla
Cardinal Barberini - Andrew Woodall
Andrea Sarti - Ryan Watson
Andrea Sarti (oler) - Bryan Dick
Virginia - Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
Cosimo de Medici - Jamie Manton
Court Chamberlain - Ian Barritt
Philosopher/Clavius - Simon Merrills
Mathematician/Official of the Inquisition - Christopher Gilling
Sugnora Sarti - Julia Ford
Federzoni - Dermot Kerrigan
First Monk/Cosimo (older)/Guarding Monk - Tristram Beint
Second Monk - Amit Shah
Senior Cardinal - Ian Barritt
Cardinal Bellarmine - Sam Spruell

Directed by Howard Davies
Designed by Bunnie Christie

A translation by David Hare at the Olivier

An incredible production. Simon Russell Beale is an awsome sight. A fantastic cast bringing this intense investigation to life.