Jean Racine's classic play Britannicus is a chilling study of the emergence of a monster, as Emperor Nero begins to take Rome in his grip. Timberlake Wertenbaker's translation premiered at Wilton's Music Hall, London, in October 2011. 'Anexcellent new translation.' Guardian 'Timberlake Wertenbaker's beautifully distilled adaptation . . . Exhilarating theatre.' Time Out (Critic's Choice) 'An astute, gripping evening.' Sunday Telegraph 'At once a thriller, a study of jealousy, and a treatise on power and its ...

Britannicus 2011, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571283972

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