Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Dark romance with Rebecca at Wycombe

"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again..."� one of the most famous novel opening lines introduces the nameless narrator of Rebecca.

"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again..." one of the most famous novel opening lines introduces the nameless narrator of Rebecca.

A stage adaptation of Daphne du Maurierâ??s classic dark romance is being staged at the Wycombe Swan from Monday, March 9 to Saturday, March 14.

Following the mysterious death of his first wife, Maxim de Winter returns to Manderley with his new young bride. Surrounded by memories of the glamorous Rebecca, the new Mrs de Winter is consumed by jealousy.

She sets out to uncover the secrets of the house and a past fiercely guarded by the sinister housekeeper, Mrs Danvers, but all is not what it seems in Manderley.



This new production, filled with Cornish romance and theatrical magic, is by acclaimed company Kneehigh Theatre and is directed by the award-winning Emma Rice.

Tickets are £19.50 to £29.50. Box office 01494 512000 or visit www.wycomeswan.co.uk

l See below for an inteview with Daphne du Maurierâ??s son Kits Browning.





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