Director Adele Thomas on The Knight of the Burning Pestle, a Renaissance mash up

3rd April 2014

The Knight of the Burning Pestle
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The director chats to Heather Neill about her production of Francis Beaumont’s The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe), a Renaissance satire and screwball comedy which features two plays within a play. Recorded at Shakespeare’s Globe, 31 March 2014.

I share the aesthetics of the grocer and his wife. I’ll always want to put a giant fight into something. I like a rip-roaring great romp of a show.