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Taming of the Shrew, The

Synopsis
Live recording of this gender-swapped production that re-imagines late 16th century Italy as a matriarchy, in which Baptista Minola (played by Amanda Harris) seeks to sell off her son Katherine (Joseph Arkley) to the highest bidder. Enter Petruchia (Claire Price).
Series
RSC Live from Stratford Upon Avon
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of release
2020
Year of production
2018
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Gender reversal

Credits

Director
Justin Audibert
Cast
Allan Harris 
Claire Price 
James Cooney 
Joseph Arkley 
Laura Elsworthy 
Richard Clews 
Sophie Stanton 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 NTSC
Price
£20
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
158 minutes
Year
2020

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

 

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Distributor (Sale)

Name

Opus Arte

Email
opusarte@roh.org.uk
Web
https://www.opusarte.com/ External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9DD
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