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Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro byBeaumarchais
Adapted and Directed by David Timson
Produced by Nicolas Soames
BBC Radio 3 Drama on 3 - 26/12/2010

Plot[]

Beaumarchais's original play written in 1778.
This play is the second in the Figaro Trilogy, preceded by The Barber of Seville and followed by The Guilty Mother.
Figaro has entered into Count Almaviva's service as his valet and concierge, and is engaged to Suzanne, the Countess's head chambermaid. Bored with his wife, the Count looks for amorous adventures, but is upstaged by his crafty, quick-witted sevant in their quest for the same woman.

The Cast[]

  • Figaro........................Rupert Degas
  • Count.........................Nicholas Rowe
  • Suzanne.......................Joannah Tincey
  • Countess......................Clare White
  • Antonio/Double-Main...........Sean Barrett
  • Marceline.....................Frances Jeater
  • Bazile/Pendrillo..............Hugh Dickson
  • Brid'oison....................Stephen Thorne
  • Bartholo......................Anton Lesser
  • Fanchette.....................Gina Bramhill
  • Cherubin/Gripe-Soleil.........Charlie Morton

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