Beauty and the Beast (RSC version)


ISBN: 9781854597694
Author: Laurence Boswell
Publication Date: 12/04/2003
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 96pp.


A magical re-telling of the story of Beauty and the Beast, first performed in this version by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

In Beauty and the Beast we encounter two worlds: the domestic world of Beauty’s family in mid-eighteenth-century France, safe and familiar. And another world, first stumbled upon by her merchant father: a place of great riches and disturbing nightmares, dominated by the fearsome and tragic Beast.

Uniting the two is Beauty’s humility and sense of duty, which slowly matures into transforming love…

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