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Macbeth

Synopsis
A Shakespeare Recording Society with Anthony Quayle and Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies as the Macbeth.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1960
Duration
180 mins
Availability
Sale

Credits

Director
Howard Sackler
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Anthony QuayleMacbeth
Gwen Ffrangcon-DaviesLady Macbeth
Jack GwillimMacduff
Ian HolmMalcolm
Anthony NicolsBanquo
Alan RolfeDoctor of Physic
Alec McCowenLennox
Alec McCowenAngus
Dyson LovellYoung Siward
Dyson LovellDonalbain
Edgar WrefordCaithness
Gerald JamesMurderer (2nd)
Jill BalconWitch (3rd)
Jill BalconLady Macduff
Michael LewisFleance
Michael LewisMacduff’s son
Norman MitchellMurderer (1st)
Norman MitchellSeyton
Paul HardwickSiward, Earl of Northumberland
Rachel RobertsWitch (1st)
Robert HardyKing Duncan
Rosalind AtkinsonMurderer (2nd)
Stanley HollowayPorter

Additional Details

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

Notes

Notes
An introductory essay by Harold Bloom accompanies the CD.
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

Collins-Caedmon Audio

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

Harper Collins

Email
education@harpercollins.co.uk.
Web
http://www.collinseducation.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0870 787 1612
Fax
020 8307 4440
Address
Collins Educational
Westerhill Road
77-85 Fulham Palace Road
Hammersmith
London
W6 8JB
Name

Retail outlets

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company, Mail Order

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk/buyonline/shopping/index.asp?category=65&sessionid=958647199122126557164598758&deptnum=2 External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 748114
Fax
01789 748115
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 6B

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