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Julius Caesar

Synopsis
Complete performance by the Marlowe Dramatic Society directed by George Rylands with Richard Johnson as Mark Antony and Tony Church as Caesar.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1961
Availability
Out of Distribution (2005)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Tony ChurchJulius Caesar
Richard JohnsonMark Antony
Frank DuncanDecius Brutus
Ian HolmCaius Cassius
Barbara Leigh-HuntPortia
Alaric CotterVolumnius
Alaric CotterMetellus Cimber
David King (2)Casca
David King (2)Lucilius
Denis McCarthyMessala
Denis McCarthyCaius Ligarius
Edward SeckersonServant (to Julius Caesar)
Frank DuncanPindarus
Gary WatsonArtemidorus
George RylandsSoothsayer
George RylandsLepidus
Gordon GardnerServant (to Antony)
Gordon GardnerYoung Cato
Harvey HallFlavius
Harvey HallPopillius
Harvey HallClitus
Norman MitchellDardanius
Norman MitchellPoet
Peter OrrPublius
Peter OrrTitinius
Peter OrrMurellus
Richard CurtisLucius
Richard WatkinsCinna the Poet
Roger CroucherCicero
Roger CroucherOctavius Caesar
Roger HammondTrebonius
Roger HammondStrato
Roy SpencerVarrus
Roy SpencerServant (to Octavius Caesar)
Sydney BromleyClaudio
Sydney BromleyCinna
William SquireMarcus Brutus
Yvonne BonnamyCalphurnia

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Julius Caesar
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Textual information
The recordings used Dover Wilson’s New Cambridge text.
Reviews
For an assessment of the sound recordings from Arkangel, the Marlowe Society (Rylands) and the Caedmon Shakespeare Recording Society (Sackler) see Lanier, Douglas ‘Shakespeare on the Record’ in Hodgdon, Barbara & Worthen, W.B. (eds) A Companion to Shakespeare in Performance (Malden: Blackwell, 2005), pp415-436

Production Company

Name

Argo

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Polygram Spoken Word, tel 020 8910 5000

Phone
020 8910 5000
Name

Retail outlets

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