Copenhagen – Footnotes

Copenhagen – Footnotes

Copenhagen – Footnotes The Footnotes to our episode on Copenhagen include more on the atomic metaphors that resonate through the play, the drama that played out at Farm Hall country house in 1945, and the darkness of Elsinore. Not listened to the episode yet?...
Copenhagen – Footnotes

The Duchess of Malfi – Footnotes

The Duchess of Malfi – Footnotes The Footnotes to our episode on The Duchess of Malfi include John Webster and the business of funerals, visions of the afterlife in the play, and our favourite metaphors in Webster’s metaphysical verse. Not listened to the...
Copenhagen – Footnotes

Oleanna – Footnotes

Oleanna – Footnotes The Footnotes to our episode on Oleanna include a clue to the arcane title of the play, a reminder of one of the real-life sources of the play’s gender politics, and how the theatre may reflect our national sub-conscious. Not listened...
Copenhagen – Footnotes

The Father – Footnotes

The Father – Footnotes Brief Footnotes to our episode on The Father expand on the subjects of the changing set in the play, and the significance of Andre’s watch. Not listened to the episode yet? You’ll find it here The changing setWe talked during...
Copenhagen – Footnotes

Rockets and Blue Lights – Footnotes

Rockets and Blue Lights – Footnotes The Footnotes to our Rockets and Blue Lights episode explore the Turner paintings that partly inspired the play, the Zong massacre that inspired Turner, the ghosts that haunt the play, and the litany of victims that Thomas...
Copenhagen – Footnotes

Death of a Salesman – Footnotes

Death of a Salesman – Footnotes The Footnotes to our Death of a Salesman episode cover the title of the play, the real life salesman in Miller’s family, why Happy likes bowling, more on fathers and sons and on the fluid form of the play, and Willy’s...