Malfi by Candlelight.

Theatre One of the questions about during the run up to the opening of the Sam Wannamaker Theatre, the indoor Jacobean space which has finally been added to Shakespeare's Globe was the use of candles and what that would look like in practice.

 Now the BBC has a perfectly atmospheric short interview with the reconstruction architect John Greenfield who explains the implications the candles have on performance and how they'll work as a piece of technology in practice.

Of most interest are the shots of the cast of the new production of The Duchess of Malfi, including Gemma Arterton, in costume,  underscoring just how small the stage is relatively and how this has this intimacy of a modern studio theatre.

Does anyone know if these are to be recorded for dvd release?

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