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Introducing the film of The Dutch Courtesan

§1 We are delighted to be able to make available on the website, as promised, the film of our June 2013 production of The Dutch Courtesan. The filming was carried out at the first public performance, using a four-camera set-up, directed by my television colleague Patrick Titley, and with the sound recording under the control [read more…]


Interview: Rob del Pino

Rob del Pino is our lighting designer and production manager for The Dutch Courtesan. He joined TFTV from Hull Truck Theatre, where he was Chief Technician. In this interview he discusses his role on The Dutch Courtesan, working with Jan Bee Brown, constructing the set and trying to use at least one of every light [read more…]


FILM: Building the Set

Here is a time lapse film of the set being built:  


Film: Jacobean Theatre Now

On Friday 21st June, leading theatre critic Michael Billington set the stage for the evening performance of The Dutch Courtesan, discussing the production of Jacobean plays on the contemporary stage in conversation with Dutch Courtesan director Michael Cordner. [vimeo 69756391 w=575&h=322]


Interview: Luke de Belder (Cocledemoy) and Dan Cornwell (Mulligrub)

In this interview, project research associate Ollie Jones talks to Luke de Belder, who played Cocledemoy and who has just completed his degree in Writing, Directing and Performance at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television, and to Dan Cornwell, who played Mulligrub and has now completed his second year. [Film credit: Ollie Jones]


Interview: Katie Macintyre (Mary Faugh)

Katie Macintyre, who played Mary Faugh in The Dutch Courtesan, has just finished her second year in Writing, Directing and Performance at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television. In this interview, she talks with project research associate Ollie Jones about the preparation processes and the performances of The Dutch Courtesan: [Film credit: Ollie Jones]


Interview: Stevie Jeram (Malheureux) and Nick Armfield (Freevill)

Stevie Jeram and Nick Armfield, who played Malheureux and Freevill in The Dutch Courtesan, have just finished their second year in Writing, Directing and Performance at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television. In this interview, they talk with project research associate Ollie Jones about their preparation processes and the performances of The Dutch Courtesan: [read more…]


FILM: ‘Nay, good sweet daughter, do not swagger so’

Here we present two clips in which the actors work on Act 2 Scene 2. At the opening of this scene, Franceschina has learned of Freevill’s engagement to Beatrice and that she now faces not only the loss of her best customer, but her the man with whom she has inadvisedly fallen in love. In [read more…]


FILM: ‘What news from Babylon?’ – First rehearsals with Nick Armfield and Stevie Jeram

In this clip Nick Armfield (Freevill) and Stevie Jeram (Malheureux) have been rehearsing the end of Act 3 Scene 1 for the first time. This film shows the first pacing-out of the scene. Malheureux admits to have been asked by Franceschina to kill Freevill, and that he for a moment did consider it. Freevill accordingly [read more…]


Working with Perry Mills

On Tuesday 4th June, Perry Mills joined us to work with the cast and to share his insight into The Dutch Courtesan. In 2008 Perry directed the play with Edward’s Boys, the company of boys from King Edward’s School, Stratford-upon-Avon, which works on the repertory of the early modern boys companies. Perry later shared his [read more…]