The Merry Wives of Windsor at Shakespeare’s Globe

29th May 2008

 

SHAKESPEARE: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

Director Christopher Luscombe talks to Heather Neill about staging Shakespeare’s bourgeois comedy at the Globe – and discusses the play’s remarkable affinities with British sitcoms such as Fawlty Towers.

The play is often called a sitcom – but I think there’s nothing to be ashamed of in that comparison.

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