Tim Luscombe is a playwright and director

Turn of The Screw

One day, it seemed to me, the ghosts were real, the next not. One day the governess was a brave young woman brim full of integrity and love for her charges, the next a murdering psychotic.

Tim writes about the problems he encountered and solutions he found when adapting Henry James’ Turn of the Screw for the stage. His adaptation opens in Colchester in February and then tours the UK through the spring. Read more

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All the time, I’m thinking two things. 1. will Jane Austen forgive me? And 2. will the audience love this bit as much as I do?

Tim discusses the background to his work on adapting Jane Austen and dealing with the tension between his love for Austen and his desire to keep a contemporary audience entertained. Read more