OK, so I’m jumping ahead of myself somewhat, but I’m back in Serbia for a couple of weeks of hoopla, including the first days of filming of Ralph Fiennes directorial debut Coriolanus.

Set in the early years of the Roman Republic, Coriolanus is one of Shakespeare’s most politically challenging examinations of the way power corrupts. Quite sharp then that the production aims to use actual tv footage of the mass demonstrations around the Serbian parliament building during the overthrow of Milosevic as an integral part of the production….

Now if only for a glimpse of Gerard Butler…..