Oleanna – 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...
Oleanna – 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...
Oleanna – 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...
Oleanna – 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...
Oleanna – Footnotes

Beginning – Footnotes

Beginning – Footnotes Our Footnotes to the episode on Beginning include observations on what the epigraphs signal about the play, measuring ourselves on the property ladder, the language of sex, and how standing in your underwear is the ultimate honesty. Not...
Oleanna – Footnotes

Albion – Footnotes

Albion – Footnotes Our Footnotes to the episode on Albion include observations on the echoes of Chekhov, Hidcote garden, being lady of the manor, having a purpose in life, the ‘beholders’ share’, and Claire Foy’s mother. Not listened to...