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Anthony and Cleopatra

Synopsis
Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, Antony’s military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end. This performance was recorded live at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2017, with music by Laura Mvula. DVD Extras: Interviews with actors Josette Simon, Antony Byrne and Ben Allen; featurette - Laura Mvula: Making music for the stage; Director’s Commentary.
Series
RSC Live from Stratford Upon Avon
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of release
2017
Year of production
2017
Subjects
Drama; Music; Shakespeare
Keywords
opera

Credits

Director
Iqbal Khan; Robin Lough
Producer
John Wyver
Music
Laura Mvula
Production Design
Robert Innes Hopkins
Contributor
Antony Byrne; Ben Allen; Joseph Adelakun; Josette Simon; Kristin Atherton
Sound Design
Carolyn Downing
Cast
Amber James 
Andrew Woodall 
Anthony Ofoegebu 
David Burnett 
Dharmesh Patel 
James Corrigan 
Jon Tarcy 
Joseph Adelakun 
Lucy Phelps 
Luke MacGregor 
Marcello Walton 
Patrick Drury 
Paul Dodds 
Sean Hart 
Waleed Elgadi 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 NTSC
Price
£19.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
195 minutes
Year
2018

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

Distributor

Name

Opus Arte

Email
Customer.services@opusarteshop.com
Web
http://www.opusarte.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 8560
Fax
020 7836 0506
Address
Customer Services
Simran Mediatech Ltd
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
Hammersmith
London
W6 7BA
Notes
Opus Arte is the Royal Opera House’s multi-platform arts production and distribution company. Established in 1999 the company grew rapidly to become one of the world’s leading providers of high-quality classical music content. As well as releasing around twenty titles on DVD, Blu-ray and CD per year, the company has produced and directed programmes that have been broadcast in over 60 countries and released in cinemas. The website allows lovers of opera, ballet, classical music and theatre to purchase traditional CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays, and also to download digital music and video straight to a computer or portable device.
 

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