EDINBURGH FESTIVAL REVIEW: De Profundis @The Assembly Rooms

Brian Butler August 12, 2018

Simon Callow gives a stunning bravura performance in this Frank McGuiness adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s famous monologue. On a caste black-draped stage, a sturdy chair is lit from above by an uncompromising interrogator’s light. In the chair sits Oscar Wilde, coming towards the end of his prison sentence in Reading Gaol.

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