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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A (1995)

Synopsis
Video recording by the National Video Archive of Performance, using three cameras, of a performance by the Royal Shakespeare Company of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Barbican Theatre, London, on 19 August 1995. Directed by Adrian Noble with Alex Jennings as Oberon and Stella Gonet as Titania.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. col. 165 min.
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of production
1995
Notes
The production opened at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, press night 3 August 1994. There were some changes to the cast in the transfer to the Barbican where this recording was made. The production went to the United States and was recorded by TOFT at a performance given at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City May 25 1996. The RSC also recorded, on a single camera, a performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre 16 September 1994 and at the Barbican 29 April 1995. These recordings are catalogued separately.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles

Credits

Director
Adrian Noble
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Ilona Sekacz
Production Design
Anthony Ward
Cast
Alex Jennings 
Alfred Burke 
Barry Lynch 
Daniel Evans 
Desmond Barrit 
Emily Raymond 
Emma Fielding 
Howard Crossley 
Kenn Sabberton 
Kevin Doyle 
Philip Voss 
Robert Gillespie 
Stella Gonet 
Toby Stephens 

Archive

Name

V&A Theatre & Performance Collections: National Video Archive of Performance

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