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.