Simon Callow in De Profundis
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Olivier Award-winning Simon Callow performs Oscar Wildes searing meditation on his life, in the form of a devastating letter of reproach to his lover Lord Alfred Douglas " Bosie. Imprisoned in Reading Gaol and forbidden from writing works of fiction, Wilde was permitted to write " though not to send " the bitter and terrible diatribe that is also a love letter, which was eventually published as De Profundis. Adapted by Tony Award winner Frank McGuinness and directed by Mark Rosenblatt. An illuminating, affecting evening **** (Telegraph). **** (Times). **** (