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VIDEO: Why does Oscar Wilde’s supernatural tale of Dorian Gray continue to fascinate?

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Native, Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Plays, Video by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

The premise of The Picture of Dorian Gray – a man who stays forever young as a portrait of him locked in his attic ages – has become so much a part of our culture that most people will recognise the reference even if they’ve never read Oscar Wilde’s original 1890 novella or seen any of the myriad stage and screen adaptations since.

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‘Brings a new life & dimension to the dangerously charismatic Gray’: THE TRAGEDY OF DORIAN GRAY – Blue Devil Productions (Online review) ★★★★

In Online shows, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Elaine ChapmanLeave a Comment

Writer and director Ross Dinwiddy’s vision to create a black and white adaptation of Dorian Gray adds a twist to the gothic tale. Moving away from the rich luxury often associated with Wilde, The Tragedy of Dorian Gray offers a deeper depth into the dark soul traded to the devil for eternal youth.