Poppea

And while we’re on the subject of Barrie Kosky, I should add that his production of Poppea at the Opera House was excellent. Most of the reviews have pointed out that Monteverdi’s audience would have known that Poppea came to a bad end. But so would Mel Brooks’.

Skip to 6.20 if you don’t have time to watch one of the funniest scenes ever filmed.

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