Madame Bovary: Breakfast with Emma


ISBN: 9781854597755
Author: By Gustave Flaubert Adapted by Fay Weldon
Publication Date: 2/10/2003
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 96pp.
Availability: Available


Flaubert’s masterpiece about an infidelity with tragic consequences, dramatised for Shared Experience by the well-known novelist.

Emma Bovary and her reviled husband are at breakfast on the morning of Emma’s last day alive. As they bicker, scenes from Emma’s past are called to mind and played out with all the passion for which Flaubert’s novel is famous…

Fay Weldon’s play Madame Bovary: Breakfast with Emma was first performed by Shared Experience Theatre Company on a UK tour in 2003, with performances at the Lyric Hammersmith in November 2003.

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