A Life of Galileo archiveGalileo's astonishing proof that the earth moves around the sun shatters a belief held sacred for two thousand years. Considered an enemy of humanity, he's threatened with torture and faced with a terrible choice: integrity versus intellectual sell-out.


Ian McDiarmid (Galileo), Jodie McNee (Virginia), Gethin Anthony (Cardinal Bellarmin), Matthew Aubrey (Andrea), Adam Burton (Vanni), Jake Fairbrother (Ludovico), Joel Gillman (Little Monk), Nia Gwynne (First Scholar), Paul Hamilton (Federzoni), Susan Momoko Hingley (Ballad Singer's Wife), Joan Iyiola (Ensemble), Youssef Kerkour (Philosopher), Chris Lew Kum Hoi (Cosimo De Medici), Siu Hun Li (Very Thin Monk), Patrick Romer (Very Old Cardinal/Senator), Sadie Shimmin (Mrs Sarti), James Tucker (Bursar), Martin Turner (Sagredo/Cardinal Inquisitor Required), Philip Whitchurch (Cardinal Barberini/Ballad Singer)


Author: Bertolt Brecht
Company: Royal Shakespeare Company
Translation: Mark Ravenhill
Director(s): Roxana Silbert, Struan Leslie (movement)
Design: Tom Scutt
Lighting: Rick Fisher
Music: Nick Powell
Sound: Nick Powell
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A Life of Galileo

A Life of Galileo (Play) production archive for QTIX code T02027321597. Details of all A Life of Galileo archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0174673975

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