Director Marianne Elliott and NT Live Shakespeare

12th August 2009

in Directors, Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama

 

SHAKESPEARE: ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

Director Marianne Elliott talks to Heather Neill about her magical National Theatre production of Shakespeare’s play about the love of Helena for Bertram, and its background of sex, snobbery and inter-generational conflict. Recorded at the National.

The fairytale structure is there from the beginning but because it is Shakespeare, he does flesh out its truthful psychology.

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