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Filumena

By Eduardo de Filippo

(Translation by Timberlake Wertenbaker)

Peter Hall Company

Piccadilly Theatre, London, 30th September 1998


Filumena Marturano
Judi Dench
Domenica Soriano
Michael Pennington
Alfredo Amoroso
Michael Byrne
Rosalie Solimene
Yvonne Bonnamy
Waiter
Christopher Bianchi
Diana
Sally Knyvette
Lucia
Nicola Ratcliffe
Nocella
Simon Scott
Umberto
Laurence Mitchell
Riccardo
John Gordon-Sinclair
Michele
Jason Watkins
Teresina
Louise Breslin
Director
Peter Hall
Designer
John Gunter
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Michael Pennington has done nothing better, or more delicate, than his slow thawing from rigid mobster to loving dad…

-Daily Mail

Michael Pennington, as her lecherous object of desire, delightfully conveys an aggrieved sense of Italianate self-pity.

-Hot Tickets

Over the past couple of season, Michael Pennington has established himself as one of our most versatile leading men and he’s terrific here as Domenico, a suave, preening lady’s man who is actually almost entirely under his mistress’s thumb.

The Daily Telegraph