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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1987 production of The Merchant of Venice. Directed by Bill Alexander with Antony Sher as Shylock.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Notes
A second master was recorded 6 August 1987 - understudy copy.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Bill Alexander
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Production Design
Kit Surrey
Costume
Andreane Neofitou
Cast
Akim Mogaji 
Arnold Yarrow 
Bill McGuirk 
David Pullan 
Deborah Findlay 
Deborah Goodman 
Geoffrey Freshwater 
Gregory Doran 
Hakeem Kae-Kazim 
Kate Littlewood 
Laban Leake 
Nicholas Farrell 
Phil Daniels 
Pippa Guard 
Richard Conway 
Susan Harper-Browne 

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW
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