Behind the Scenes of Burying the Dead

Clare Norburn - playwright

June 17, 2020

Each week we bring you behind the scenes of the creative process, this week getting the perspective of the playwright Clare Norburn, interviewed by Kate and Emily from Ceruleo. They discuss how the project began and how she drew on her own experiences to bring Henry Purcell to life on stage, as well as the research that went into the script and the renewed relevance it has as we look back on it today. Find out the historical fact and fiction behind the characters and the music of the show, as Clare reveals how the script became a reality.

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