Today we started proper work making The Anatomy of Melancholy. As ever the first challenge is to try and establish what methodology to use, we either have to choose an existing strategy or invent a means to invent. This is the first book we have ever adapted for the stage, but it is an unusual book – telling ‘the story’ isn’t going to help as there is no story. So far we’re coming to terms with the book’s structure by mapping out Partitions, Sections, Members and Sub-Sections on the wall. Well, it’s a start!