photos © Neil Libbert

The Power Book,

2002 - 2003 

From a novel by Jeanette Winterson

Adaptation by Jeanette Winterson, Deborah Warner & Fiona Shaw

Royal National Theatre
2002 Lyttleton Theatre, London
2003 Théâtre de Chaillot, Paris
2003 Teatro Argentina, RomaEuropa Festival, Rome 

A co-production between the National Theatre, London and Théâtre National de Chaillot, Paris

Performances: London 18 May - 4 June, 2002; Paris - 17 - 27 September 2003; Rome 3 - 5 October 2003

Creative Team

Director - Deborah Warner

Set & Video Design - Tom Pye

Costumes - Nicky Gillibrand 

Lighting - Jean Kalman

Music - Mel Mercier

Sound Design - Christopher Schutt 


Saffron Burrows

Fiona Shaw

Pauline Lynch 


London Ensemble - Anthony Mark Barrow, George Eggay, Tim Funnell, Stephen O'Toole, Jack Pierce, Guy Rhys, Davina Silver, Daniel Tyrrell

Paris / Rome Ensemble - Laurent Battist, Pierre Becker, Olivier Follet, Urfe Koupaki, Jean-Louis Moussapa, Jean Rieffel, Christophe Samuel

This website is an index of Deborah Warner’s productions and installations since 1980, assembled on a chronological basis.  It is a work in progress and will be added to periodically.