Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster – BBC Iplayer

https://youtu.be/YYghg-lNNuQ Written and Created by Conrad Murray, David Cumming and German Marvel Directed by Geej Ower ★★★★ However one feels about The Modern Prometheus or Frankenstein, Mary Shelley’s creation defied the social paradigms of the time. A young woman, already surrounded by male peers, Shelley helped lay the foundations of Western science fiction and a mythos which would … Continue reading Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster – BBC Iplayer

The Monstrous Heart – Traverse Theatre

Written by Oliver Emanuel Directed by Gareth Nicholls Choking, claustrophobic, Mag’s cabin exists in an idyllic retreat many would desire, but others would suffocate within its freedom. Where the subject of nature vs. nurture arises, the concept of a monstrous mother is by no means recent. Oliver Emanuel’s The Monstrous Heart entwines nature so integrally … Continue reading The Monstrous Heart – Traverse Theatre

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

https://youtu.be/E5MQnSEh9Uc Based on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus Written by Rona Munro Directed by Patricia Benecke Mary Shelley was a revolutionary of science-fiction and gothic horror. Attempting to pay her in kind, Rona Munro brings her usual visionary skills to open a personal chapter to Shelley’s novel Frankenstein. Notoriously difficult to adapt, Munro’s desire … Continue reading Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Manual Cinema’s Frankenstien – Underbelly McEwan Hall

https://youtu.be/YLUrEAS__uw Original Novel by Mary Shelley Directed by Drew Dir Runs at Underbelly Bristo Square, July 31st –August 26th (not 12), 14.45pm Eternally inventive, Chicago based company Manual Cinema are known for their talents of shadow puppetry. Of all the texts in all of the gothic horrors, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a notable difficulty to … Continue reading Manual Cinema’s Frankenstien – Underbelly McEwan Hall