Today, directors Becky Hope-Palmer and Jake Smith discuss another extensive day of rehearsals for the upcoming Petersfield Shakespeare Festival.

You’ll also hear actor Laura Peterson on her rehearsals for ‘Abyss’, a new one-woman show coming to the festival on 12 July.

Combining theatre, literature and visual art ‘Abyss’, written by Laura Turner, explores the complex motifs of women, madness and drowning present in John Everett Millais’ painting, ‘Ophelia Drowning’.

Producer: Holly Stevens