Captain Corelli's Mandolin (stage version)
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848428980Publication Date:
22 Aug 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781788502528Publication Date:
22 Aug 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Rose Theatre Kingston, 2019

Captain Corelli's Mandolin (stage version)

By Louis de Bernières Adapted by Rona Munro

Paperback £9.99£7.99

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Kefalonia, 1941. Captain Corelli, an enigmatic young Italian officer, is posted to the idyllic Greek island as part of the Axis occupying forces. Shunned by the locals at first, he proves to be civilised, humorous – and a consummate musician.

The captain is soon thrown together with Dr Iannis's strong-willed and beautiful daughter, Pelagia, who discovers all of the complexities of love, and how it can blossom in the most unexpected and profound way.

Rona Munro's adaptation of Louis de Bernières' much-loved epic novel, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, premiered on tour of the UK in 2019, before transferring to London's West End.

Press Quotes

'A vivid and tumbling dramatic presence… real riches and depths are to be found, as it highlights the coarsening and toughening effects of life in wartime, balanced against an emotive love story'

Evening Standard

'A magical, moving immersion in Louis de Bernières' exquisite story that so many of us know and love'

A Younger Theatre

'Manages to both stay faithful to the original and inject it with freshness… much of the emotional drama comes from spectacle, song, movement and music and while this means that the weighty, winding narrative of the book is simplified, it feels more streamlined'

Guardian

'A fleet, muscular retelling. Liable to bring a lump to the throat'

Daily Telegraph
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848428980Publication Date:
22 Aug 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781788502528Publication Date:
22 Aug 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Rona Munro:

Scuttlers
Your Turn to Clean the Stair
Pandas
Your Turn to Clean the Stair & Fugue
The Maiden Stone
James II: Day of the Innocents
The James Plays
Bold Girls
Gilt
Iron
The Astronaut's Chair
Mary Barton (stage version)
Little Eagles
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (stage version)
Long Time Dead
Fugue
The Basement Flat
James III: The True Mirror
Saturday at the Commodore
The Last Witch
The Indian Boy
The House of Bernarda Alba
Strawberries in January
James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock

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