Twelfth Night (1999): Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

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Live Performance

PRINCIPAL CAST: David Alcock (Feste); Syan Blake (Viola); Robert Duncan (Sir Toby Belch); Tilly Gaunt (Olivia); Richard O'Callaghan (Malvolio); Simon Robson (Orsino).

This production ran from 23 September - 16 October 1999.

"...production values and verse-speaking standards are far higher than anything in the bad old days of fortnightly rep. Sandford has the play take place on a sun-drenched, presumably colonial, island in the inter-war years, and Ti Green's white-walled setting not only creates a sense of Illyrian idyll but is also an effective counterpoint to the play's cruelty....The downside of Sandford's demand for absolute lucidity is that it runs for more than three hours."  ~ Michael Billington, The Guardian, 6 October 1999

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