Director Adele Thomas on The Knight of the Burning Pestle, a Renaissance mash up
3rd April 2014
INTERVIEW: ADELE THOMAS
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.