â€˜Angeloâ€™s first call as newly appointed governor is to revive vigorous laws against sexual misconduct, which have been disused in Vienna. Under these laws, Angelo sentences a young man, Claudio, to death after he made his fiancee pregnant out of wedlock. Here, Angelo is questioning his own hypocrisy as he lusts over Claudioâ€™s sister, Isabella, after she went to plead for her brotherâ€™s life’.
Striking actor Joshua Maynard blew us all away with his skilled classical Shakespearean piece. Joshua Maynard has trained at the National Youth Theatre.
Joshua Maynardâ€™s Levile Monologue can be viewed here.