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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A (1995)

Synopsis
Video recording by the Royal Shakespeare Company using a single, fixed camera, of Adrian Noble’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream 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. 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 Barbican 29 April 1995 and the National Video Archive of Performance recorded, on three cameras, a performance at the Barbican 19 August 1995. These recordings are catalogued separately.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles

Credits

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

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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