Royal Shakespeare Company special: Roxana Silbert on A Life of Galileo

22nd February 2013



The director of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s A Life of Galileo in conversation with journalist Paul Allen. They talk about what Galileo means to Silbert, who comes from a family of physicists, about working with Mark Ravenhill, who provided the new translation of Brecht’s play, and about how Brecht’s Galileo relates to the real Galileo. A Life of Galileo is playing as part of The World Elsewhere, a season of three plays exploring what was going on in the rest of the world during Shakespeare’s lifetime. Recorded in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 6 February 2013.