17 September 2006

In Extremis by Howard Brenton

Abelard - Oliver Boot
Heloise - Sally Bretton
Bernard of Clairvaux - Jack Laskey
Fulbert - Fred Ridgeway
Denise - Pascale Burgess
William of Champeaux - John Bett
Louis IV - Colin Hurley
Alberic - Patrick Brennan
Lotholf - William Mannering
Helen, 1st Woman - Sheila Reid
Berthode, Nun, Woman - Frances Thorburn
Marie, Courtier, Whore, Nun - Niamh McCann
Francine, 2ns Woman, Courtier, Nun - Rhiannon Oliver
Fulbert’s cousins, students, courtiers, monks, drunker bishops, mad monks - Tas Emiabata, David Hinton, Paul Lloyd, Simon Muller, Tom Stuart

Directed by John Dove
Designed by Michael Taylor

In it's premiere presentation at Shakespeare's Globe.

Joyous production. Wonderful text totally lived up to my expectations.