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Volpone

Synopsis
Recording of a production of Ben Jonson’s Volopne performed at Greenwich Theatre in London during March/April 2010 with an excellent ensemble cast including familiar faces from the RSC , the National and the West End. Professionally recorded on High Definition Video using multiple cameras, the production was designed to capture the look and feel of a live performance.

This three disc pack contains: The full length feature DVD, with optional subtitles. The extras DVD, with in-depth interviews with cast and crew. The Mastershot DVD showing all entrances/exits, and lighting and scenery changes.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2010
Year of production
2010
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Jonson, Ben (1572-1637); performances

Credits

Director
Elizabeth Freestone
Writer
Ben Jonson
Cast
Richard Bremmer 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£35.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
159 minutes
Year
2014

Distributor

Name

Stage on Screen

Email
enquiries@stageonscareen.com
Web
http://www.stageonscreen.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3174 3249
Address
20 Thayer Street
London
W1U 2DD
Notes
Stage on Screen is an initiative that professionally stages classic plays at the Greenwich Theatre, London, recording them to deliver the look and feel of a live performance. These recordings are then made available on DVD. The plays staged are all set texts in the UK National Curriculum. Teacher Packs containing support materials are available separately. Plays currently available are: Doctor Faustus, School for Scandal, Volpone and The Duchess of Malfi. Future productions are likely to include Antigone, A Doll’s House, Lady Windermere’s Fan, The Alchemist and The White Devil.

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