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Best known as an opera by Rossini, this 18th Century play by Beaumarchais dazzled audiences with its irreverent humour, political daring and unforgettable characters. The irrepressible Figaro, town barber and mischief-maker, learns that the dashing Count Almaviva loves the beautiful Rosina, ward of the foolish old doctor Bartholo. Figaro gleefully masterminds a plan to outwit Bartholo and win the hand of Rosina for the Count. The Barber of Seville is brought bang up to date by Lee Hall, the prolific, populist writer whose credits include the Oscar-nominated film and award-winning West-End musical Billy Elliot. Other stage credits include Spoonface Steinberg and Cooking With Elvis.Performers Adam Baxter (Perky/Alcade), Gil Cohen-Alloro (Lanky/Notary), James Garnon (Count Almaviva), Paul M Meston (Figaro), Malcolm Rennie (Bartholo), Laura Rogers (Rosine).
Author Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais. Producer Bristol Old Vic. Adapted by Lee Hall. Director Julian Webber. Design Anthony Macilwaine. Costume Anka Lupes. Music Chris Larner. Lighting Adam Silverman. Sound Jason Barnes.
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