Plays Directory : Illyria

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The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Bryony Lavery
  • Written
    2002
  • Setting
    Illyria
  • Overview
    The title of the play descends from Shakespeare's play "Twelfth Night", which is also set in a country called "Illyria". Some allusions to Shakespeare's play can be found in the play, such as intertextual quotes from the original Shakespearan play, as well as some characters who share the same names as characters from "Twelfth Night".

    The play tells the story of the British journalist Maria Vargas, who is sent to the country of Illyria to interview the wife of the countries dictator. However, things don’t go according to the plan and Maria is sudddenly finds herself in the middle of a world of darkness, violence and torture in the war torn country of Illyria.

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