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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Complete performance by the Marlowe Dramatic Society with Tony Church as Shylock.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Year of release
1960
Availability
Out of Distribution (2006)

Credits

Director
George Rylands
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Tony ChurchShylock
George RylandsAntonio
Gary WatsonBassanio
Anthony JacobsGratiano
Chris RenardBalthazar
Christine BakerNerissa
Clive SwiftTubal
Derek JacobiSalerio
Donald BevesDuke of Venice
Gerald MosbachSolanio
Janette RicherJessica
John BartonPrince of Morocco
Richard MarquandLorenzo
Terrence HardimanLauncelot Gobbo
Toby RobertsonPrince of Arragon

Additional Details

Theatre company
Marlowe Dramatic Society
Production type
Sound Recordings(Commercial)
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
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

Name

Polygram Spoken Word, tel 020 8910 5000

Phone
020 8910 5000

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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