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

The Last Witch – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Rona Munro Director: Richard Baron Janet Horne, the last woman to be legally executed in the British Isles, arrested in Dornoch Scotland is the subject of Rona Munro’s The Last Witch. Alone with her claw-handed daughter, Janet fends for the pair in the Highlands. Her charms, herbal remedies and manipulation tricks those into offering scraps … Continue reading The Last Witch – Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – King’s Theatre

https://youtu.be/1G9Q7mKxjhQ Based on the Novel by Louis de Bernières Adapted by Rona Munro Directed by Melly Still Something remarkable occurs on stage this evening. Amidst the inconceivable atrocity of war, the explosions and pain, Rona Munro achieves a paradox in a way only she could. To find beauty in war. A statement which feels wrong, … Continue reading Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – King’s Theatre