Opening Pandora's Box

Opening Pandora's Box

By BBC Radio 4

Drama of the Week

Friday, 21 May

How do you turn a celebrated silent film into an audio drama? Wedekind's controversial 19th Century Lulu plays formed the basis of the 1929 German movie, Pandora's Box. Its star, Louise Brooks, will forever be associated with her iconic performance as Lulu, the ultimate 'femme fatale'. 90 years on, writer Katie Hims wonders what on earth to do about Lulu. The Writer/Lulu ..... Kate O’Flynn Justin/Alwa ..... Joseph Ayre Simone/Geschwitz ..... Ayesha Antoine Kerry ..... Kerry Gooderson Dr. Schön ..... Tony Turner Schigolch ..... Michael Bertenshaw Piani ..... Ronny Jhutti The Kind-Faced Man ..... Christopher Harper Rodrigo ..... Don Gilet Dr. van Zarnikow ..... Sam Dale Charlotte ..... Franchi Webb Written by Katie Hims Original Music by Neil Brand Directed by Toby Swift This was originally aired on Radio 4.
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