April De Angelis

11th October 2018

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INTERVIEW: APRIL DE ANGELIS. The playwright tells Lyn Gardner about her latest work, an adaptation of Lope de Vega’s Fuenteovejuna titled The Village. They discuss relocating the Spanish play to contemporary India, its parallels with the rising right and the #MeToo movement, and the difference between adaptation and original work. Recorded at Theatre Royal Stratford East in September 2018.

“The holy grail for a writer is original work. It really is”