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Frankenstein archive followed nature into her lair, and stripped her of her secrets! I brought torrents of light to a darkening world! Is that wrong? Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal. All I ask is the possibility of love! Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale. World Premiere. Suitable for 15yrs+. Running time: 2hrs (no interval)
Performers Benedict Cumberbatch (Victor Frankenstein/The Creature), Jonny Lee Miller (Victor Frankenstein/The Creature), Mark Armstrong, Martin Chamberlain, Josie Daxter, Haydon Downing, Steven Elliott, Naomie Harris, George Harris, Daniel Ings, Karl Johnson, John Killoran, Daniel Millar, William Nye, Andreea Padurariu, Jared Richard, Ella Smith, John Stahl, Lizzie Winkler.
Author Nick Dear (based on the novel by Mary Shelley). Corporate Sponsor Coutts. Producer National Theatre. Director Danny Boyle. Design Mike Tildesley. Costume Suttirat Anne Larlarb. Lighting Bruno Poet. Director Toby Sedgwick (movement). Music Underworld. Sound Ed Clarke. Director Kate Waters (fight).


Frankenstein (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01648788642. Details of all Frankenstein archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S20305905

Archive Listings

24 Mar 11Warwick Arts Centre
West Midlands
17 Mar 11Number 8 Community Arts Centre
5 Feb 11
2 May 11
Olivier (National Theatre)
West End
Greater London

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