Main content

The Duchess of Malfi: BBC Arts at the Globe

Andrew Marr presents a new production of John Webster's bloody revenge tragedy The Duchess of Malfi (1614) performed in a perfect recreation of an early Jacobean theatre.

From the Globe theatre in London, Andrew Marr presents a unique television premiere - a new production of John Webster's bloody revenge tragedy The Duchess of Malfi (1614) performed in a perfect recreation of an early Jacobean theatre. Lit entirely by candlelight, the production evokes a murky world of plotting and intrigue, where even the most pure in heart are caught in a web of murder and revenge.

8 months left to watch

2 hours, 29 minutes

Last on

Sun 15 May 2022 20:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Andrew Marr
The Duchess of Malfi Gemma Arterton
Ferdinand David Dawson
Cardinal James Garnon
Bosola Sean Gilder
Antonio Alex Waldmann
Julia Denise Gough
Cariola Sarah MacRae
Delio Paul Rider
Director Ian Russell
Director Dominic Dromgoole

Broadcasts

Featured in...

Five reasons to love this Jacobean classic of forbidden love, betrayal and murder

Five reasons to love this Jacobean classic of forbidden love, betrayal and murder

Delve deeper with our Gemma Arterton interview and archive featuring Helen Mirren.