The Duchess of Malfi

Media adaptations

  • Opera – Stephen Oliver's The Duchess of Malfi, staged at Oxford in 1971.
  • Television – In 1972, produced by the BBC
  • Television – A Question of Happiness #1: A Question About Hell, an adaptation by Kingsley Amis in which the names of all the characters are changed
  • Audio – In 1980, produced by the BBC.
  • Radio – on BBC Third Programme, 16 May 1954, with Peggy Ashcroft as the Duchess and Paul Scofield as Ferdinand.[21]
  • Radio – In 1988 on Australia's ABC, with Fay Kelton as the Duchess.
  • Radio – on BBC Radio 3, 8/11/1992, with Fiona Shaw in the title role, Roger Allam and John Shrapnel.
  • Radio – on BBC Radio 3, 12/10/2008, with Sophie Okonedo as the Duchess.[22]
  • Recording – (excerpts only) In 1952, read by Dylan Thomas by Caedmon[23]
  • Recording – (full dramatisation) In 1969 by Caedmon starring Barbara Jefford as the Duchess, Alec McCowen as Ferdinand, Robert Stephens as Bosola and Jeremy Brett as Antonio.
  • DVD – 2010, Stage on Screen, with Aislin McGuckin (Duchess), Tim Treloar (Bosola), Tim Steed (Ferdinand) and Mike Hadfield (Cardinal).
  • Television – 2014. BBC, starring Gemma Arterton, David P. Dawson, James Garnon, Sean Gilder, Alex Waldmann, Denise Gough.

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