In celebration of Women’s History Month 2021 and winning the OnComm Award for Best Recorded Production at the 2021 Offies, Graeae and The Royal Exchange Theatre are re-releasing, for two weeks only, the archive recording of their radical 2017 production, The House of Bernarda Alba.
4-stars “Breathtaking theatre.” The Guardian
In this recording of Lorca’s final masterpiece adapted by award-winning writer Jo Clifford, acclaimed star of stage and screen Kathryn Hunter plays Bernarda, leading a stellar all-female company of Deaf and disabled artists.
4-stars “Jenny Sealey directs with dexterity, interweaving all the demands of this production into something special. An extraordinary production.” The Times
Bitter and darkly-comic, The House of Bernarda Alba charts the tyranny, jealousy and a desperate struggle for freedom between a mother and her five daughters, that will eventually lead to tragedy.