Wienerworld has teamed up with Stage on Screen to release a new series of classic plays. Each production is highly polished, using professional actors and directors at London's Greenwich theatre. The Duchess of Malfi is considered to be the masterpiece of Jacobean playwright John Webster, it was first produced in around 1613. Set in Italy in the early 15th century, it starts out as a love story, with the Duchess marrying beneath her class. However, her brothers, one cool and corrupt, the other violent and warped, have other ideas.
Filmed: 2011 - Released: 2011