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Beauty and the Beast (RSC edition)  

Beauty and the Beast (RSC edition) $21.81 ex GST
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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...

An earlier version of this play, written for the Young Vic, is also available here.

Nick Hern Books, UK | 978-1-85459-769-4 | Sales Rights: Australia/NZ only | PB

Author

Laurence Boswell is an acclaimed director whose credits include Ben Elton's Popcorn, a roll-call of Hollywood's hippest young stars in This Is Our Youth, Madonna in her London stage debut and Eddie Izzard in a revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg.

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