Naked

Nicholas Wright's new version for the Almeida Theatre of the classic play by Luigi Pirandello, starring Juliette Binoche.

Ersilia Drei, a young woman, is hounded by the press after the death of a child entrusted to her care.

She is offered refuge by a middle-aged novelist, and gradually her story emerges.

Ersilia is exploited by four men in turn and seen in a different light by each one.

Ultimately, she attempts to reveal her true self.

Also starring Oliver Ford Davies, Anita Reeves, David Sibley and Ben Daniels.

Music by Jonathan Dove.

Sound design by John A Leonard.

Director Jonathan Kent.

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Vestire gli inudi by LUIGI PIRANDELLO translated by ARTHUR LIVINGSTON with Susannah York and Stephen Murray

' The worse we are, the uglier we are - the more we want to appear good and beautiful... we cannot take the truth, it is too horrible.'

Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX †

Contributors

Translated By: Arthur Livingston

Unknown: Susannah York

Unknown: Stephen Murray

Produced By: Charles Lefeaux

Ludovica Nota, a novelist: Stephen Murray

Signora Onoria, a landlady: Margot Boyd

Ersilia Drei, a children's nurse: Susannah York

Alfredo Cantavalle, a reporter: Geoffrey Collins

Franco Laspiga, an ensign in the Italian Navy: John Rye

Emma, a maid: Sonia Fraser

Signor Grotti, Italian Consul at Smyrna: Haydn Jones

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Nicholas Wright's new version for the Almeida Theatre of the classic play by Luigi Pirandello, starring Juliette Binoche.

Ersilia Drei, a young woman, is hounded by the press after the death of a child entrusted to her care.

She is offered refuge by a middle-aged novelist, and gradually her story emerges.

Ersilia is exploited by four men in turn and seen in a different light by each one.

Ultimately, she attempts to reveal her true self.

Also starring Oliver Ford Davies, Anita Reeves, David Sibley and Ben Daniels.

Music by Jonathan Dove.

Sound design by John A Leonard.

Director Jonathan Kent.