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As You Like It

Synopsis
Complete performance by the Marlowe Dramatic Society featuring Janet Suzman as Rosalind and John Stride as Orlando.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1971
Availability
Out of Distribution (2005)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Cast
Janet SuzmanRosalind
Ann MorrishCelia
John StrideOrlando
Max AdrianTouchstone
Roy DotriceJaques
Carleton HobbsAdam
Clifford RoseDuke Frederick
David King (2)Duke Senior
Denis McCarthyLord
Frank DuncanLe Beau
Freda DowiePhebe
George RylandsDennis
George RylandsLord
Gordon GardnerJaques de Boys
Gordon GardnerLord
Ian PartridgeHymen
John ShrapnelOliver
Norman MitchellSir Oliver Martext
Norman MitchellSir Oliver Martext
Peter OrrLord
Peter OrrCharles
Richard MarquandSilvius
Tony ChurchCorin
Yvonne BonnamyAudrey

Additional Details

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

Notes

General
The choristers on the recording were the Choristers of St Paul’s Cathedral; the baritone is Geoffrey Shaw. The early music scholar and performer, David Munrow, is one of the musicians playing the recorder, Robert Spencer plays the lute.
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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