25 Jan 2011

The Cunning Little Vixen


By Kate Molleson [Guardian, 25 January 2011]

It's been 31 years since director David Pountney and designer Maria Björnson dreamed up this production's patchwork forest and it still looks superb. A raised set of steep, motley hills plays woodland home to a cast of cheeky characters: a concertina-playing caterpillar waddling about morosely; matronly hens busying themselves with egg-laying and gossip