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King John

Synopsis
The Arkangel series consists of all 38 of Shakespeare’s plays, uncut, fully-dramatised and accompanied by original music. Based on the text of the Pelican Shakespeare editions. A performance with Michael Feast as King John, Michael Maloney as the Bastard, and Eileen Atkins as Constance.
Series
Arkangel Complete Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1998
Duration
150 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Clive Brill
Producer
Tom Treadwell
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Dominque Le Gendre
Cast
Michael FeastKing John
Michael MaloneyPhilip the Bastard
Eileen AtkinsLady Constance
Trevor PeacockHubert
Anthony JacksonEarl of Salisbury
Bill NighyCardinal Pandulph
Geoffrey WhiteheadKing Philip of France
Jenny HoweLady Faulconbridge
Margaret RobertsonQueen Eleanor
Mark LambertMelun
Oliver CottonEarl of Pembroke
Raymond CoulthardLouis the Dauphin
Scott CherryChâtillon

Additional Details

Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
King John
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

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

Penguin Audiobooks

Email
audio@penguin.co.uk
Web
http://www.penguin.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 3067
Fax
020 7010 6695
Address
80 Strand
London
WC2R 0RL

Distributor

Name

Retail outlets

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Penguin Direct

Email
customer.service@penguin.co.uk
Web
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Fax
020 8757 4030
Address
Bath Road
Harmondsworth
Middx
UB7 0DA

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