O thou false coin: until
thy mettle's tested
blank verse and modern themes collide as 'Tis Pity She's A Whore meets Kill Bill in this witty,
poetic drama written by a 'mystery' female playwright.
By turns passionate, violent,
vibrant, and moving, The
Tragedy is performed by a fantastic cast, and directed for Open
Secret by first-time fringe director Tod Higginson, whose previous work
as technical director has received five-star reviews in Edinburgh, and
played to sold-out houses in London.
pastiche was presented by a cast of eleven in August and September
2006. Murder, revenge, power, lust and self-destruction are the
order of the day in 17th Century Italy.
The Counterfeiters Cast (left to right):
Daniel Field (Benetto); Richard Keightley (Stefano); Robert Carragher (Roberto); Hannah Richards (Lucia); Dillan Rankin (Pietro); Juliet Oldfield (Octavia);
Bruce Panday (Ferryman); Bridget Collins (Giovanna); Emily Chugg (Emilia); Lachlan McCall (Alessandro); Robin Laine (The Duke)
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