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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 Ken Bones (Cardinal), Neil Dudgeon (Bosola), Richard Lintern (Antonio), Caroline Loncq (Julia), Aisling O'Sullivan (Duchess of Malfi), Colin Tierney (Ferdinand), Tom Mannion.
Author John Webster. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Gale Edwards. Design Peter J Davison. Costume Sue Willmington. Lighting Mark McCullough. Music Paddy Cunneen. Sound Matt McKenzie. Lighting Mark McCullough. Music Paddy Cunneen.
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