Greg Doran talks about his RSC Cardenio
in Directors, Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama
24th May 2011
Director and RSC associate Greg Doran tells Heather Neill about his “reimagined” adaptation of John Fletcher and Shakespeare’s Cardenio (RSC), which was based on a story in Cervantes’s Don Quixote, and explains why it is more than just an example of historical research. Recorded at the RSC offices, Stratford-upon-Avon, 24 May 2011.
We started looking at how to supply these missing scenes because the story is very strong and the characters are terrific – the most difficult scene was the rape or seduction of Dorotea.