Photograph of a 2015 production of Everyman


Everyman, a medieval morality play, was staged at the National Theatre in 2015 in an adaptation by the poet Carol Ann Duffy with direction by Rufus Norris. This photograph shows Chiwetel Ejiofor in the eponymous role as Everyman; in the background are actors wearing luminous neon masks in the allegorical role of Fellowship. In Duffy’s 21st-century version, Everyman is a rich, suited banker. As he enjoys a hedonistic, drug-fuelled birthday party, Everyman is visited by Death and forced to account for the way that he has lived his life.

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Photograph of a 2015 production of Everyman
29 April 2015, London
Donald Cooper [photographer]
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