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The Duchess of Malfi is a wealthy young widow. Jealous of her fortune, her two brothers, the Cardinal and her twin Ferdinand, decide she must not remarry. To this end they introduce a spy into her household, the ruthless Bosola. The court of Malfi is a treacherous place, with political, religious and personal allegiances in constant conflict. But the Duchess is blinded to its dangers by her love for her servant, Antonio. When their marriage is revealed her outraged brothers determine on a devastating course of action. Revenge breeds revenge, love turns to hate and a powerful tale of despair and madness inexorably unfolds.Performers Lou Gish, John McAndrew, Jason Morell, Alan Cox, Stephen Finegold, Faz Singhateh, Wendy Baxter, Lindsay Carr, Tim Meats, Simeon Truby, Asa Cannell, Jamie Ballard, Sean Buckley, Alex Kennedy, Catrin Southgate, Bertie Evans, Gavin Johnson, Iona Johnson.
Author John Webster. Producer Salisbury Playhouse. Director Joanna Read. Design Nancy Surman. Lighting Jim Simmons. Sound Diane Prentice. Music Olly Fox.
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