"This is a wonderful, joyous, bonkers, happy, silly, but also quite dark telling of a story we think we know." How do you create the sound of a brand-new musical? Jim Fortune talks us through the magic behind big-hearted and mythic Hex, based on Sleeping Beauty.
Songs from Hex: The Studio Sessions was recorded at Konk Studios on the 30 September 2021. Produced by National Theatre. Recorded by Julian Simmons and Matt Jaggar Assistant Engineer Andy Whyte.
Hex is in the Olivier theatre from 4 Dec 2021. Rufus Norris directs with music by Jim Fortune, book by Tanya Ronder, lyrics by Rufus Norris, designs by Katrina Lindsay and choreography by Jade Hackett.